[racket-dev] Planet 2 Beta Release

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Fri Nov 30 08:52:25 EST 2012

About three weeks ago, Jay McCarthy wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 1:48 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> > 20 minutes ago, Jay McCarthy wrote:
> >> I have no preference about this shed color. If others feel strongly,
> >> it can change.
> >
> > I do.  It would be better IMO to look at existing packagers and reuse
> > some of their conventions.  (I know that at least the chrome packages
> > have similar things, and I liked their design.)
> I based the convention off CPAN with its META.yml file.

I think that CPAN is old enough to not be a good role model...

> > It should be possible to distribute the separate parts regardless
> > of where they are.  The thing is that with a single directory
> > management of code is much easier.  Eventually, many of the
> > collections in the current tree should move out into their own
> > repositories.
> In any case, I've missed it and will make the change to the
> recommendations, although personally I like having separate
> directories like tests because it doesn't clutter my main code
> directory.

I think that a separate repository is a good thing to consider here:
you obviously need to clutter your repo with tests and documentation.

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