[plt-scheme] still stuck with typed scheme problem: "Expected Attribute, but got Attribute"

From: Thomas Chust (chust at web.de)
Date: Thu Apr 29 18:10:36 EDT 2010

2010/4/29 keydana at gmx.de <keydana at gmx.de>:
> [...]
> But this reminds of something I'd thought of posting to this list,
> regarding plt's future name - I would suppose the word "racket" is
> not very known among non - native speakers of English (okay, perhaps
> I should restrict my assumption to Germans here), at least i had to
> look it up (the only meaning I'd known before being "tennis racket",
> which didn't seem too likely here)
> [...]

A second data point from another German native speaker: I knew the
word "racket" could be used for sports equipment or for something like
"a lot of unpleasant noise". I thought neither was fit to name a
programming language, so I consulted both an English only dictionary
and an English to German dicitionary and found additional definitions
amounting to "criminal activity / fraud / rip-off". After that I
thought the name wasn't only unfit but probably the worst choice ever
to label a programming language :-/


When C++ is your hammer, every problem looks like your thumb.

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