[plt-scheme] Annotating Documentation

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 21 19:48:00 EDT 2006

Thanks for bringing this up again. We're totally with you -- in 

I tried to check out the site at the time, but of course I used Safari. 
A lot of us (not all by any means) are Mac users. We do use other 
browsers but none of them feel as well-integrated as Safari.

What I don't understand is why this has idea has anything to do with a 

Perhaps we can find an alternative solution, and hopefully soon. -- 

On Jun 21, 2006, at 1:29 PM, Nicholas Chubrich wrote:

> 	I have often thought that some of the discussions on this list
> would be very useful if they could be indexed to the PLT 
> Documentation.  I
> have thought of putting it all in a Wiki form, but it turns out there 
> is a
> much easier way to do it.  I hope someone will check it out (I already
> posted something to this effect in April, but it got dropped in the 
> middle
> of an incipient flame war...):
> 	If you bookmark the site http://www.worldforum.dk/, you can wrap a
> forum for annotations around any web page; it works for most browsers
> without a plugin (with the exception of Safari; I'm using Firefox).  
> All
> you have to do is click on the bookmark when you are on a page you 
> want to
> annotate---this opens up a little box with the forum.
> 	I have put a few postings on download.plt-scheme.org for a
> demonstration.  From the annotation window, go to "browse forums on 
> this
> site" to see them.  At the ffi documentation, for instance, I excerpted
> some of the recent discussion from this list.
> 	I think this could be a tremendously useful tool.  I know I am not
> the only person who could use more tutorial-like documentation; 
> annotating
> the existing documentation would be a big step in that direction.  It
> already takes place on this forum; it only needs to be put in the right
> place.
> Nicholas Chubrich.
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