[racket-dev] Slideshow package needs more splitting

From: J. Ian Johnson (ianj at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Nov 5 07:29:07 EST 2013

Indeed it would.
----- Original Message -----
From: Robby Findler <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>
To: J. Ian Johnson <ianj at ccs.neu.edu>
Cc: dev <dev at racket-lang.org>
Sent: Mon, 4 Nov 2013 19:58:28 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: [racket-dev] Slideshow package needs more splitting

I guess probably everything except play, play-n, and animate-slide could be
split out. Would that have helped you?


On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 5:14 PM, J. Ian Johnson <ianj at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:

> Mm, I believe it's collection-level. Perhaps if play.rkt were split into
> anim.rkt and play.rkt, where anim.rkt has all the non-gui code, and
> play.rkt has the gui code. Requiring slideshow/play in my library caused
> the doc failure.
> -Ian
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robby Findler" <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>
> To: "J. Ian Johnson" <ianj at ccs.neu.edu>
> Cc: "dev" <dev at racket-lang.org>
> Sent: Monday, November 4, 2013 5:58:36 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
> Subject: Re: [racket-dev] Slideshow package needs more splitting
> I think there might be some collection/pkg confusion here. Are you having
> trouble with a package level dependency or a collection level one? (The
> latter is the only kind that can lead to the documentation error you're
> talking about I believe.)
> Robby
> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 4:51 PM, J. Ian Johnson < ianj at ccs.neu.edu > wrote:
> I've been working on a package of different pict transformers/constructors
> I've made while giving slideshow presentations, with some pain.
> In particular, slideshow-lib pulls in the gui dependency, making
> documentation impossible.
> I had to just copy the code for slide-pict and fast-start from
> slideshow/play into my package, which I really hate doing.
> If at all possible, can we split the pict-only parts of slideshow-lib into
> a different collection, say slideshow-pict-lib or something? Or perhaps
> just add more to pict-pkgs?
> Thanks,
> -Ian
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