[plt-scheme] Printing

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 1 17:03:11 EST 2006

At Wed, 1 Mar 2006 23:59:40 +0200, "Evangelos Tsagkas" wrote:
> On 3/1/06, Robby Findler <robby at cs.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> > At Wed, 1 Mar 2006 16:15:45 -0500, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> > > 1. We did see your email. I don't know about Internationalization of
> > > numerics in drscheme. Robby might.
> >
> > There isn't any support I'm aware of for that, beyond writing your own
> > reader and using that in a custom language level, sorry. (You're asking
> > for a change to the syntax of the language, right?)
> Ha ha! i guess i am...
> Had it not been for that last question of yours it probably would have
> taken me some time to realize how stupid my question was. i guess
> Socratic dielectic works ;-)

Oh, it's not a stupid question. Scheme is quite malleable in some
sense, and we exploit that quite a bit -- mostly to define good
languages for teaching beginners how to program.


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