[racket-dev] package install mode

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Jan 7 10:14:22 EST 2013

Yesterday, Ray Racine wrote:
> I repent.  While a reversible (install/uninstall) system-wide build
> / install from source has some value in cases, I now doubt there is
> adequate ROEMOF, return on effort and maintenance of feature.

This was actually a side comment related to the fact that I have
frequently posted messages about getting bad dependencies in the core.
They will make it very hard to get to a nice small core.

> Overall, for me, a trimmer "core" Racket installation is for more
> valuable.

I think that this is universally valuable.

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
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