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

From: Ben Goetter (goetter at mazama.net)
Date: Tue Feb 16 10:38:21 EST 2010

On 2/15/2010 8:09 AM, Matthew Flatt wrote:
>   * The file suffix for a Racket program could be ".rkt", but you
>     shouldn't have to change existing code that uses ".ss" either as a
>     file name or in a module reference.

Why change the file suffix at all?  Let ".ss" now denote S-expressionS 
instead of Scheme Source.

It's short, it's owned by PLT through years of precedent, it's already 
recognized by text editors and shells, and it's engrained in the 
project's svn history.

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