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

From: Hendrik Boom (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Sun Nov 4 10:29:34 EST 2012

On Sun, Nov 04, 2012 at 01:49:10AM -0400, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
> Edward Blake wrote at 11/02/2012 06:23 PM:
> >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,
> Yeah, huge data blobs that change less often than program code --
> like mapping data, speech data, video files, etc. -- are often
> distributed separately from program code.  You can make your Racket
> package download them at install time or run time.

Making the huge blobs separate packages could be useful if it's 
possible for other programs to use them.

But it would sill be useful for the source code to the huge blobs to be 
distributed as well, if that's a useful concept.

-- hendrik

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