[plt-dev] `rico' and ".rkt"

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Feb 15 12:17:12 EST 2010

At Mon, 15 Feb 2010 12:12:07 -0500, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 12:10 PM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> >> I like short extensions. So I prefer .rkt over .racket. But I won't
> >> fork if we go with something else :P
> >
> > What would compiled files be? .zo? .racketc? .rckt? ;)
> I think just keeping .zo is the best idea here.

I agree.

Along similar lines, I think the Racket C interface should still have
"scheme_" prefixes everywhere to avoid transition headaches. (The Cocoa
API similarly has "NS" prefixes everywhere.) It seems ok to have
historical artifacts at that level.

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