[racket-dev] proposal for moving to packages

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Tue May 21 07:22:49 EDT 2013

On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 12:16 AM, Antonio Menezes Leitao
<antonio.menezes.leitao at ist.utl.pt> wrote:
> I've been using using Racket (and DrRacket) to teach programming
> to architecture students. These are not sophisticated users, so any
> move that makes it more difficult for them to use Racket is not good
> news.
> What happened to the "batteries included" motto?

The new organization does not imply that you can't download one thing
and get the core plus many packages. In fact, we intend to make it
more flexible so that teachers could easily create a distribution for
their class with the material they need (and not the stuff they
don't... like textbooks in German.)


> Just my 0.00001 cents.
> Best,
> António.
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

"The glory of God is Intelligence" - D&C 93

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