[plt-scheme] fmt

From: Jos Koot (jos.koot at telefonica.net)
Date: Tue Apr 29 03:03:44 EDT 2008

I would not have any problem changing the name of the package and the 
provided identifiers. Suggestions are welcome. Some time ago I tried to put 
something on PLaneT, but I got stuck on it. Where is the PLaneT doc in 
version 399? Or should I look in the doc that goes with version 370?

My own critic on my fmt is that the decision that every elementary command 
consists of one character only, makes the formats rather cryptic. May be I 
should use somewhat easier to read/remember short words, such as 'display', 
'write', 'left', 'tab', etc.

Alex Shinn, I had a look at your fmt.ss. Seems comprehensive. Do you have 
something of a documentation or at least a short description of its 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robby Findler" <robby at cs.uchicago.edu>
To: "Alex Shinn" <alexshinn at gmail.com>
Cc: "Jos Koot" <jos.koot at telefonica.net>; <plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 5:55 AM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] fmt

> FWIW, planet was designed to support multiple packages with the same
> name, since each is associated with a particular submitter and that
> shows up in the require line.
> Robby
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 9:34 PM, Alex Shinn <alexshinn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>>> "Jos" == Jos Koot <jos.koot at telefonica.net> writes:
>>     Jos> A simple formatter for PLT Scheme, including
>>     Jos> several numerical formats, alignment, tabulation
>>     Jos> and much more. If you are intereseted, download
>>     Jos> source, test and documentation from:
>>     Jos> http://www.telefonica.net/web2/koot/fmt.zip. (61
>>     Jos> KB). If you prefer another file type, let me know.
>>  This looks interesting, but the name could cause confusion
>>  since there's already a fmt library:
>>   http://synthcode.com/scheme/fmt/
>>   http://planet.plt-scheme.org/display.ss?package=fmt.plt&owner=ashinn
>>  --
>>  Alex
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