[racket] Rosetta Code

From: Norman Gray (norman at astro.gla.ac.uk)
Date: Fri Feb 22 15:35:05 EST 2013

Matthias, hello.

On 2013 Feb 22, at 18:25, Matthias Felleisen <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:

>> I've just changed the category page <http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Category:Racket> to say that "Racket (at one time called PLT Scheme) is a language in the Scheme family", so we'll see what sort of fight that starts.
> Thanks for taking the initiative. I think this is the wrong phrase, however. We tend to say we're a member of the LISP and Scheme family of languages, and in this day and age, we should say that Racket, like Clojure, is an independent member of the Lisp and Scheme family of languages. 

Duly adjusted:

> Racket (at one time called 'PLT Scheme') is a member of the Lisp and Scheme family of languages. The Racket language (like Clojure, for example) draws freely from the various strands of its lineage.
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(Just by the way (and whirling off at a tangent), is there a method/rhetoric/clannishness to your capitalisation of LISP?  If one wanted to avoid 'Lisp', then I'd have guessed that 'LisP' would be the preferred form, but that looks just weird)

All the best,


Norman Gray  :  http://nxg.me.uk
SUPA School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, UK

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