[plt-scheme] MzTake - relative line numbers

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Wed Aug 11 09:07:45 EDT 2004

I think you should be able to click on the text and stick stuff in
there to (symbolically) identify important points in the text for the


At Wed, 11 Aug 2004 09:01:50 -0400, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:
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> Hi David,
> Thanks for the feedback.
> We've wrestled with this problem some, though without any great
> solutions yet.
> We did consider putting the script in a box attached directly to the
> code it monitors.  The problem is, naturally, what to do with code
> that monitors multiple pieces, not to mention what the meaning of a
> MzTake "program" is when it's split across a bunch of different boxes
> in some other program's source.  So I don't think that's viable.
> Now presumably this isn't a problem when you're monitoring library
> code, right?  It's only an issue if you have edit access to a program
> AND are regularly taking advantage of it.  If that's the case, perhaps
> it's not such a big deal to slightly annotate your program.
> You suggested anchor strings; another possibility is to have a new
> kind of DrScheme box that you insert before the expression you want to
> monitor.  Perhaps we can even use a stylized form of a comment box.
> Comments, anyone?
> Shriram

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