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  1. Reverse paren matching makes it impossible to get out of the current prompt

    If you type a close paren, you have to type an opening paren to get out:

    arc> (list))
    > (
    arc>

    Now try this:

    arc> ))
    > (
    >

    See if you can get out of it.

    Or this:

    arc> (asdf(sadf­)
    > ))))
    > (
    > (((
    > (((((
    > )
    > )))
    >

    These last 4 lines are just desperate attempts to get out of that prompt.

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        under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
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        • Add a big GET ARC button.

          You are running an ad campaign for something you aren't selling. You need a big GET ARC button linking to the install arclanguage.org page or the Anarki git repo

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            under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
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                  • Put the arc tutorial inside an iframe, just below the REPL

                    This would make it easier to copy and paste the samples from the tutorial into the REPL without having to switch windows. It would also put the tutorial right in front of the users face, so that it does not get missed. - just an idea.

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                      Considering the best way to handle this with the new site design. Right now it’s offered in a neighboring tab, but that’s probably not optimal since you still can’t see the REPL and tutorial simultaneously.

                    • Fix on Android 1.6

                      On T-Mobile G-1 with Android 1.6, the enter key won't terminate an input line in the REPL, making Try Arc unusable (http://arclanguage.org/item?id=16284).

                      Note that it does work on some other phones / versions of Android, for instance my Samsung Nexus S with Android > 2.

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                      • Make the console smaller for small screens

                        On a 13" MacBook Pro (using Firefox 3.6) the console is bigger than can be displayed on a page so you end up having to scroll down the page to see what you are typing.

                        You can get around it by hacking a different height in FireBug but it would be nice if it worked out of the box :)

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                          • Fix the downtime problem

                            Downtime has been unacceptably frequent lately, as described in http://tryarc.org/2012/04/26/apologies-for-the-frequent-downtime/. Need to address this.

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