[racket-dev] comments on "comments on learning Racket"

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Sat Apr 26 20:16:29 EDT 2014

Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote at 04/26/2014 08:13 PM:
> I'm confused about what you're suggesting, then. Is there a 
> difference, under your suggestion, between opening DrRacket for the 
> first time, entering `1` in the definitions window, and hitting run, 
> and doing that same thing in an existing DrRacket where we've already 
> selected "the Racket language"?

No difference.  No default/preference setting for language.  People will 
learn what they want and either type the "#lang" line, or click the 
button.  Until people know what they want, they'll keep getting the 
explanatory dialog popup.

Neil V.

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