[racket] [transparent | animated] [png | gif] no go

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Wed Nov 17 14:42:03 EST 2010

At Wed, 17 Nov 2010 12:33:01 +0300, Vladimir Keleshev wrote:
> Just yesterday I ran into Racket, and since I wanted to learn Lisp already for a while I gave it a try!
> I think that embedding images and other stuff is a cool feature (oh, boy I wanted to have real 
> schematics, charts and diagrams as comments in my code before!). That looks also cool for making 
> tiny casual games. But it looks like transparent or animated gif's and png's pasted into code turn out 
> to be non-transparent and static :-(
> is it a bug or a "feature" ?

The next version of DrRacket should handle transparency better. There
are not currently any plans to support animated GIFs as values, though
that could be supported eventually.

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