[plt-scheme] Choosing language in PLT Scheme

From: Laurent (laurent.orseau at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jan 20 09:55:10 EST 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 15:28, Noel Welsh <noelwelsh at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 11:44 PM, Lee Spector <lspector at hampshire.edu>
> wrote:
> > Anyway, I think it might be nice for the docs to present this approach or
> at least this set of issues explicitly in one place where newcomers will see
> it, since the multiple options for including libraries can be confusing. I
> do know that some of this is already in some places in the docs, but it took
> me a while to find the pieces that I've found. It would also be nice if any
> places in the docs that refer to teachpacks or library-related #lang lines
> provided the equivalent require forms explicitly.
> This is a recurring issue. Rather than document it I think it would be
> better to fix the language selection dialogue so that it wasn't so
> confusing. Doing this, however, is hard. It's been discussed a few
> times without much success. My own suggestion is to either change the
> name of Module to PLT Scheme (or just Scheme), or add a Scheme
> language. I know Module is not just #lang scheme but by the time
> people realise this I expect they can handle an inaccurately named
> language.

Just some thoughts:
Why not add "(default)" next to Module ?
And effectively use Module as the default language?
(this has probably been discussed also?)
Or maybe simply PLT instead of PLT Scheme or Module?
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