[plt-scheme] Re: newbie question: printing structs?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu Mar 15 22:59:35 EDT 2007

On Mar 15, Andrew Reilly wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007 08:41:25 -0500
> "Robby Findler" <robby at cs.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> > There is a setting in the language dialog that affects that, is it
> > possible you have it set? It is in the "details" section of the
> > language configuration.
> Thanks for the pointer.  I was running "Textual" on the Mac, which
> defaults to having that flag set, and "Swindle full" on the FreeBSD
> box, which doesn't seem to have that flag.

Swindle has it's own printer -- which is customizable by a generic

> Is Swindle and CLOS or Tiny-CLOS or class.ss the preferred way to do
> objects?

No, unless you want a CLOS style object system.

> Is there a helpful document anywhere that compares them, or gives an
> overview?  I'm leaning towards class.ss at the moment.

They are completely different things.  class.ss is a more traditional

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