[racket-dev] Release Announcement for v5.2, second call

From: Neil Toronto (neil.toronto at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Nov 2 20:27:54 EDT 2011

On 11/02/2011 03:31 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> Just now, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 5:24 PM, Eli Barzilay<eli at barzilay.org>  wrote:
>>> * The `plot' collection has been reimplemented in Racket.  It now
>>>   offers PDF output, log axes, histograms, and more.  Some code that
>>>   uses `plot' will still work, and some will need light porting.
>>>   The `plot/compat' module offers expedient backward compatibility.
>> "offers full backward compatibility".
> Defer to Neil: IIUC, it's not "full".

That's correct. I didn't emulate `plot/extend'. (Not that it's a big deal.)

Also, "expedient" is like "convenient" or "practical", but connotes 
suboptimality at best and immorality at worst. It's exactly the right word.

Neil T

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