[racket] Evaluating pict to string

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sun Apr 21 22:08:12 EDT 2013

A few minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote:
> Oh, I should point one thing that both Eli and I glossed over: there
> is some sharing between the sandboxed world and the outside world,
> roughly the racket/ base library. This is why, for example, when
> lists come out of the sandbox, they still appear to be
> lists. Overall, it is good to minimize such sharing, but being
> completely unshared is either inconvenient (for things like lists)
> and impossible (for things like the ability to connect to the
> underlying operating system -- this comes up more with the windowing
> portion of the GUI libraries, tho).

(To be even more pedantic: this kind of sharing is not really
specified as a default -- it's a result of lists being baked in as
primitive values that are shared among all instantiations and phases,
very much like prefab structs.)

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
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