[racket] Misleading label when registering with pkg.racket-lang.org

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Fri Apr 5 11:24:39 EDT 2013

On Apr 4, 2013, at 4:51 PM, Tony Garnock-Jones wrote:

> I just tried to register a package with pkg.racket-lang.org. First I
> registered an account, by typing in an email address and fresh password.
> The next step was a webpage prompting me for "Name" and some other
> fields. I didn't realise it was asking me for the *package* name, and
> thought it was looking for *my* name! Fortunately, it rejected the
> package name "Tony Garnock-Jones" because it had a hyphen in it.
> It took me until I was ready to post an angry message pointing at
> http://www.kalzumeus.com/2010/06/17/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-names/
> to finally realise it wanted me to type the *package* name.
> I think the form should have the field label "Name" replaced with
> "Package Name", to make life easier for klutzes like myself :-)

Yep, I ran into this myself. I thought I'd suggested fixing it before, but I don't see that e-mail.


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