[racket-dev] Testing mode

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 28 11:07:07 EDT 2011

On Jun 28, 2011, at 10:02 AM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> I do see a point in such a feature -- for example, IIUC, Matthew's
> recent optimization to loading phase-1 code could be expressed inside
> the language by making all `for-syntax' requires default to lazy
> loading mode.  But I doubt that such a thing will be added in the near
> future...

My first paper ever was on 
 require by-value (normal) 
 require by-need (would be good for testing) 
 require by-name (debugging) 

Perhaps we can convince Matthew. 

>> That's what I asked for, and this is what Jay's patch is supposed to
>> address though I don't see how it does. Also, like Eli, I don't like
>> the additional wrappers and with-deployment looks suspicious.
> Yes, I know what you asked for -- and Jay's thing is not addressing
> that at all.  My proposal (on the other thread) does, and avoids the
> need for new wrappers.


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