[racket-dev] Revision to the Language Dialog

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Nov 5 20:17:32 EST 2012

I think it makes sense to put that error message directly into the
teaching languages.


On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 5:16 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> Thanks for taking a look.
>> On Monday, November 5, 2012, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
>>> - Allow the presence of a #lang line to override the language dialog,
>>> or at least give an error that's more helpful than currently.
>> What did you have in mind here? The error you get in the teaching languages
>> when the program starts with "#lang "?
> For the latter, yeah.  I imagine a message like:
> You are currently using the Beginning Student, which doesn't support
> files starting with #lang <language here>.  To enable this, choose the
> "use the language declared in the source" option in the language
> dialog.
> Of course, that wording suggests that we have a shorter name for that option. :)
> --
> sam th
> samth at ccs.neu.edu

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