[racket] Scope of PLaneT was: (no subject)

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Nov 3 10:39:53 EDT 2012

We never imagined limits on Planet. Indeed, we tend to think
of 'applications' as potential components, so I see no problem
with posting such applications. 

I think LGPL is much preferred over GPL. -- Matthias

On Nov 2, 2012, at 6:23 PM, Edward Blake wrote:

> Hello Neil, Matthias
> Thanks for the feedback and encouragement, adding the UPnP library to
> PLaneT was on my TODO list for sure, I figured I should write a bit of
> documentation first. I'll be checking out McFly Tools as well.
> I've assumed until now that PLaneT to be appropriate mainly for
> libraries and development oriented tools, but with the submodules
> feature some Racket applications could also serve a dual purpose as
> libraries quite easily. The kanji search app for example is mostly
> intended to be a end user thing and may be distributed with 90 megs of
> data files before compression (it contains a small subset of
> Wiktionary articles and precomputed stuff to match drawings) though
> for PLaneT these files could be omitted, will something as a whole
> like this be a good candidate for PLaneT or is that outside its scope
> and should be broken up into smaller libraryish components first? I've
> also licensed it GPL (that can change, my other projects are LGPL and
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 1:30 AM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
>> Cool.  Have you tried putting these in PLaneT yet, so people can find and
>> easily use them in the future?
>> (Putting a package into PLaneT is easier with McFly Tools, if that helps.
>> "http://www.neilvandyke.org/mcfly-tools/")
>> Neil V.
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>> Sounds great. Keep working, ask for help, push to Planet -- Matthias
> Edward Blake
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