[plt-scheme] handling user-breaks in MrEd app...

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Thu Oct 31 10:19:09 EST 2002

At Thu, 31 Oct 2002 15:42:53 +0100, Michael Sperber [Mr.  Preprocessor] wrote:
> Robby> and "mostly" right isn't a problem, I guess? Yeah, for this one we just
> Robby> don't have the energy to do something half-assed (albeit useful) like
> Robby> emacs does.
> "Mostly right" in the same sense as auto-indentation: you can
> configure it in such a way as to be always right.  Syntax coloring is
> sometimes a useful tool in visually checking your syntax as you're
> typing it, much like auto-indentation.
> So unless you're willing to accept the label "half-assed" for the
> auto-indentation in DrScheme, I don't think it's a justified term when
> it comes to Emacs syntax coloring.

I agree. After thinking about this a while back, I concluded that it
would be ok to have an interactive tool that does something different
from Check Syntax, as long as it did something well-defined and easily

A more general point: Robby isn't the only person who can implement
something new, so it's not really necessary to convince him. :)
This can be implemented in a tool by anyone. Someone should go for it.


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