[plt-scheme] function for reading text from Scheme files

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Tue Nov 21 21:24:47 EST 2006

That's not possible now, but you can just set up a vnc session, which  
is pretty easy.


On Nov 21, 2006, at 7:23 PM, Prabhakar Ragde wrote:

> Robby Findler wrote:
>> Also, I think Eli has a script that does this and is more robust.
> replying to Danny Yoo who wrote:
>>> Geb wrote a message while back asking how to get text out of PLT- 
>>> enriched Scheme file.  One way to do it is to use the Framework  
>>> functions to get at an interesting editor, and then call snip- 
>>> specific methods on that editor.
> It would be nice to have a way of doing this without running mred  
> (which Eli's script does), because that requires a connection to an  
> X server. We'd like to be able to translate snips, comment boxes  
> and other non-textual things that students stick into programs,  
> using a script which will run in a standard terminal window. So I  
> throw this out as a challenge to the community. --PR
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