[racket] wikipedia on IDE's

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Fri Aug 31 00:51:06 EDT 2012

On Aug 30, 2012, at 9:26 PM, Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 9:25 AM, Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan
> <vu3rdd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 3:22 AM, John Clements
>> <clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
>>> On Aug 30, 2012, at 2:43 PM, Eduardo Bellani wrote:
>>>> What holds me personally to emacs is paredit for now. DR is rocking these days,
>>>> specially debugging wise.
>>> Really? We've got most of what paredit offers, including mapping raw left-paren to matched-pair (this option is currently called "automatic parentheses"). Glancing over the cheat-sheet, it looks like the only major change would be the fact that right-paren is not mapped to jump-outward; instead, I just use the right arrow for that (when there are intervening chars, I  use opt-up opt-right).
>>> Are there other things that paredit gives you?
>> My main gripe with DrRacket's automatic parentheses is the removal.
>> When, say, the left paren is removed, the right one remains. Paredit
> I should have written more clearly here. What I meant by the above
> statement is that, if I occasionally put a left paren, it inserts the
> right paren as well and now if I immediately remove the right paren,
> then the right paren remains.

Are you removing the open paren with a backspace, or with an undo? In the first case, I have nothing to offer. In the second case, I think this is something that could be / should be fixed.


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