[plt-scheme] Inadequate indentation facility in MrEd/DrScheme

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Fri Jun 20 08:46:32 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 09:28:08AM +0100, Dave Gurnell wrote:
> Dear all,
> There are some features which I would like to see in DrScheme (in  
> roughly this order):
>   - add regular expression search and replace;
>   - make pressing TAB in the "find" or "replace" boxes move you to  
> the next box (rather than inserting a tab character);
>   - make the tab list scroll or compress or show all the tabs when  
> you have more tabs than the width of the window
>       (or add a vertical tab list feature that can list more stuff);
>   - make every entry on the "indenting" preference pane a regular  
> expression (make it easier to add rules);
>       (or maybe allow the definition of extra indentation rules in  
> PLaneT packages).

I've always thought that emacs should have been built on Scheme instead 
of an erzatz Lisp (without even proper function closures, as far as I 
know).  Maybe we shoud start an emacs port?

-- hendrik

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