[plt-scheme] a separate window for interactions

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Sep 24 10:16:01 EDT 2009

I have filed a feature request.

On Sep 24, 2009, at 9:58 AM, Neil Van Dyke wrote:

> One of the Quack options is to have a window for the REPL buffer  
> with a dedicated (desktop window system) frame.  Emacs will then not  
> use this frame for any purpose other than the REPL.
> I think I first saw something that in ILISP.  I usually use it to,  
> e.g., make a very wide or very narrow REPL frame on my desktop,  
> while keeping my code frames a standard 80 columns wide.  Leaves  
> more space on desktop for shell and Web browser windows.  Tile as  
> much as practical, rather than overlap.  This is especially  
> important now that PLT has moved to the Web browser for  
> documentation and the page layout is currently rather greedy with  
> horizontal real estate.
> So, an undockable Interactions window in DrScheme would be nice, as  
> would documentation layout that doesn't want a window wider than the  
> body text.  Variable width of the body text flow would help too.

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