[racket-dev] documentation reorganization

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri Jul 1 22:08:36 EDT 2011

Yes, I understood you. I'm observing that making it plural is not helping.

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> Three minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
>> > Four minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote:
>> >> On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 9:41 AM, Ryan Culpepper <ryan at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
>> >> > re "Low-Level API": the other category labels are generally
>> >> > plural, and other manuals might get inserted into this category
>> >> > (eg by planet packages)
>> >>
>> >> The page is regenerated when new manuals are added, no? Just make it
>> >> plural then.
>> >
>> > I also prefer the plural title, as a signal that "more might be
>> > here" rather than singular, which begs a question of "why bother
>> > with a category for it".
>> That's not what "begs the question" means and that's not what plural
>> means, either.
> By "signal" and "begs" I meant that that's what it leads me to think.
> In other words (and IMO) "low-level APIS" makes sense as a container
> for more than a single entry so the fact that there is one looks like
> more will be there.  On the other side, having just one entry with a
> singular title raises the same kind of question I'd have if I read a
> book with "Chapter 1" but no other chapters.
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