[plt-dev] language dialog

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri Jan 29 10:40:33 EST 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Ryan Culpepper <ryanc at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Robby Findler wrote:
>> Matthew suggested a change to the language dialog that I've just now
>> checked in. Please give it a try and let me know what you think.
> I think the explanatory text under the first option should be replaced with
> something like the following:
>  Typical language declarations:
>    #lang <language-name>
>    #!r6rs
> Or perhaps instead of the abstract #lang example have two concrete ones,
> like "#lang scheme" and "#lang typed/scheme".
> It should also have a link to an explanation of language declarations in the
> help desk, either following the examples or as the text "language
> declarations" above hyperlinked.

Does it make sense to have a link to an introduction that explains
#lang (and moves on to other things) instead?


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