[plt-scheme] Error reporting and batch compilation (was: fluid-let-syntax may get flushed)

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Aug 13 09:29:45 EDT 2004

On Aug 13, 2004, at 8:11 AM, Noel Welsh wrote:

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> --- "Richard C. Cobbe" <cobbe at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>> Case in point: the test cases for my PLT redex
>> implementation of Jacques
>> take forever to execute, largely because they pull in
>> SchemeUnit, which
>> in turn pulls in all of the framework stuff.  Compiling
>> to .zos helps
>> somewhat, but then you're back to the batch model.
> Interesting.  So if SchemeUnit didn't pull in the framework
> stuff (which is only needed for the GUI) you would be
> happier?  I'm sure this could be arranged, if you are
> willing to use the text-ui.  An incremental testing
> solution would be a nice thing, but this might solve your
> problem with less work.

Tools like SchemeUnit would definitely benefit from
an extreme model-view separation especially if you
can implement both a textual and a gui interface and
then post the three components on PLaneT.

-- Matthias

P.S. I'd actually think that the GUI interface would
become a tool one day.

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