[plt-scheme] slib packaging

From: Jens Axel Søgaard (jensaxel at soegaard.net)
Date: Sun Dec 15 10:12:08 EST 2002

Neil W. Van Dyke wrote:
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> MJ Ray <markj+0111 at cloaked.freeserve.co.uk> writes at 11:53 13-Dec-
> 2002 GMT:
>> Packaging a PLT-specific SLIB seems contradictory to me.
> Understood.  My motivation was mostly distribution-related: if I
> wanted to distribute a PLT package with dependencies on SLIB code,
> then having an "slib.plt" greatly simplifies cross-platform
> installation.

Very true. And in light of the letters on this list and on comp.lang.scheme,
it is not that trivial to install it correctly.

> In absense of an "slib.plt", the documentation, support, and usability
> costs would in most cases hit the threshold at which I decide not to
> use SLIB.

I have the same feeling.

Jens Axel Søgaard

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