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

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Feb 16 10:47:27 EST 2010

On Feb 16, Ben Goetter wrote:
> 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.

+1 on the length, but (a) a racket file is in sexpr syntax only for
some specific #lang lines, and (b) svn is not a problem since renames
carry their history.  (But the length point is a good one, IMO.)

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