[racket-dev] actionable items, was: comments on "comments on learning Racket"

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at cs.indiana.edu)
Date: Mon Apr 28 10:40:37 EDT 2014

On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 9:47 AM, Matthias Felleisen
<matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>  when drracket starts w/o a preference file, we pop up a radio menu:
>  o Are you a student learning to program?
>  o Are you an experienced programmer learning to use Racket?
>  Depending on which bullet the person checks, drracket starts in
>  BSL [#lang htdp/bsl, one day soon] or #lang racket.

Another problem with this approach is that BSL is not the right choice
for many people in the first category.  They might be starting using
DMDA, or Picturing Programs, or working on their own with SICP. In all
of these cases, the language dialog needs to appear.


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