[racket-dev] displayln appears to write to console from where drracket was launched

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed Oct 19 17:28:36 EDT 2011

A few minutes ago, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> The first step would be a compile-time IO console. 
> The second step would be a compile-time interaction mode. 
> This would fit right in with Ryan's past work. It would mean
> compile the Def Window (as in CS) and make for-syntax values
> available at the repl for experimentation. Then again, I might 
> have had too much coffee :-) 

How would that work with the online checker?  Having a console that
gets cleared every time I type something sounds very distracting.

(And FWIW, I think that it's perfectly reasonable to discard that
output and generally avoid other interactions by sandboxing the online

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