[plt-scheme] Help Desk

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Nov 10 11:27:09 EST 2003

We discussed that, too. The distribution will grow a lot then ...

On Monday, November 10, 2003, at 08:57 AM, Noel Welsh wrote:

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> --- Dor Kleiman <dor at ntr.co.il> wrote:
>> In one of the versions of DrScheme, 203 I believe,
>> there was an external help desk, that used the
>> browser. Why is this no longer available? The
>> internal help desk is quite annoying, especially
>> that message box of 'getting data from server'
> There was a lot of discussion on this at the time.
> IIRC working with an external browser was hard to get
> right over all browsers and platforms that PLT
> supported.  It was decided the energy would be better
> spent elsewhere and so the external browser was
> abandoned.  If you don't like it I look forward to
> your XPCOM binding (the component system used in
> Mozilla; Python and Ruby have bindings).  And yes, I
> really do mean that -- being able to use the Mozilla
> rendering engine and widget set would be really good
> No flames intended and sorry, I don't have time to put
> my money where my mouth is.
> Noel
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