[m-dev.] pretty vs raw_pretty

Ralph Becket rafe at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Nov 4 16:09:03 AEDT 2004

Ian MacLarty, Thursday,  4 November 2004:
> In mdb I think the "raw_pretty" browser format is a lot prettier than 
> the "pretty" format, especially when printing maps and lists.
> Does anyone feel the same way?
> I propose swapping the two format names, so "raw_pretty" would become 
> "pretty" and "pretty" would become "raw_pretty".
> I suspect a few test expected outputs will need to change, but I don't 
> mind doing this.

IIRC, "pretty" did mean "raw_pretty", but was renamed by a summer
student who wanted "pretty" for a far more raw printing option of his
own :-)

I imagine we could even remove the less pretty pretty-printer
altogether.  It would be better to have just one and develop that as

-- Ralph
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