[plt-scheme] Printing Structures without using custom-write

From: Sam TH (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 10 15:50:13 EDT 2007

On 10/10/07, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Oct 10, Sam TH wrote:
> > I have this already, because it would be very hard to some things
> > otherwise.  But it's not a total solution - you can't debug your write
> > handler with printf, because you immediately get an infinite loop.
> >
> > Also, it requires having all your structures defined with a macro that
> > expands to define-struct, which is the case for me, but limits the
> > applicability of the technique.
> Can't you have a parameter that conrols your own output, and based on
> that your printers will spit out the nice output or something that
> looks like the standard output?

Yes, but then you have to re-implement the standard printer.

sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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