[plt-scheme] DrScheme Interactions window

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon May 10 19:32:40 EDT 2004

I suggest you guys develop this app and then put it on the Web
via servlets 

-- Matthias

On May 10, 2004, at 7:23 PM, Connor Ferguson wrote:

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> Very impressive! Your application is far more advanced than mine, which
> simply uses the built in gui.ss teachpack as an executable. Mine is
> specifically for conjugating one tense at a time and with one subject.
> For example, in the subject field (this is in Spanish) one would put: 
> "yo"
> and in the infinitive field, for example, estar. The program would then
> return "yo estoy".  Each tense is somewhat of an application unto 
> itself.
> Even though my program is different and much simpler, I would very much
> appreciate you sending me your program. I'm mostly a Spanish person, 
> and
> although I have a friend helping me with the French version of the
> application I would definitely be interested in seeing your program. 
> I'm
> truly fascinated by language. My goal is to become fluent in many 
> languages,
> so I wanted to create this verb conjugator to help others who might 
> have the
> same goal or people who just need help in their foreign language 
> classes in
> school.
> -Connor
>>> on 5/9/04 12:54 AM, Pieter Pareit wrote:
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>> Op zondag 9 mei 2004 03:30, schreef Connor Ferguson:
>>> As for my OS X, I am constantly harping on my parents telling them 
>>> that it
>>> is absolutely vital for what I want to do with my computer that I 
>>> get an
>>> upgrade to OS X, but they don't seem to get the point. It'll happen
>>> eventually, though.
>> If you need to run DrScheme on an mac that has no OS X, you might 
>> want to try
>> linux on that machine. I don't have any experience with a particular 
>> distro
>> for the mac, but you might try out Yellow Dog. Then you should have 
>> an unix
>> like environment on witch you can compile DrScheme.
>> Nice to hear some other people are working on educative software, I 
>> also been
>> creating an application to conjugate (and deconjugate) verbs. See a
>> screenshot at: http://users.skynet.be/ppareit/konjue.png
>> While the program now is written in c++ and uses qt and verbiste [1], 
>> (I
>> think) I still have some prototyping scheme code to talk to vebiste, 
>> if you
>> plan on using vebiste, I could send it you.
>> [1] is a library to conjugate and deconjugate more that 6000 
>> french[2] verbs
>> [2] it should be possible, by writing new datafiles, to make it work 
>> for other
>> languages
>> Pieter

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