[plt-scheme] Re: Change the World

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 22 17:21:18 EST 2005

On Mar 22, 2005, at 3:33 PM, Geoffrey Knauth wrote:

>  For list-related administrative tasks:
>  http://list.cs.brown.edu/mailman/listinfo/plt-scheme
> On Mar 22, 2005, at 10:18, Corey Sweeney wrote:
>> There are a couple of sql connection implementations.  I've tried 
>> them, but have found them hard to get working or implementation 
>> specific (postgresql vs mysql).   And i worry about future "support" 
>> of the bindings.
> I do a lot of government work.  Although they're warming to using 
> tools like PLT, the thing I hear over and over and over again is, if 
> there isn't a company behind a product, free software or not, they 
> won't touch it.  They need accountability for contracts and 
> maintenance plans to have any meaning.  So if someone can come up with 
> a business model to support profitably tools like PLT and other free 
> software, that will help with adoption.  The government lags about 2-3 
> years behind the business community, because there are extra reviews, 
> but it does come around.

Technically drscheme and friends belong to PLT, Inc. -- Matthias

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