[plt-scheme] Parentheses and color

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 3 22:41:49 EDT 2007

On 7/3/07, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> On Jul 3, 2007, at 9:51 PM, Jean-Pierre Lozi wrote:
> >
> > Mmh... I'm not so sure. It's like saying some users are really quick
> > with vim+latex, so IDEs are useless. Isn't the point of a user
> > interface to fit both experienced and unexperienced users?
> It is and I believe DrScheme does so at a _semantic_ level.
> As for parentheses, it is critical to provide a modicum of
> support but we must also wean people from the thought that
> parentheses are syntax (or worse, that they matter).

Put positively, DrScheme should make it easier for the parens to fade
into the background. For instance, it could make it harder to write
code that isn't properly indented.


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