[plt-scheme] help browser question

From: Jos Koot (jos.koot at telefonica.net)
Date: Sun Feb 24 07:26:22 EST 2008

I now got Mozilla Firefox, which seems to do as I like.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eli Barzilay" <eli at barzilay.org>
To: "Jos Koot" <jos.koot at telefonica.net>
Cc: <plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2008 1:23 AM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] help browser question

> On Feb 23, Jos Koot wrote:
>> Hi,
>> When in DrScheme I ask for help, a browser is opened fine. Most of
>> the time I click 'Reference PLT Scheme'. Then the browser warns me
>> about an active X-element and blocks it until I click twice that I
>> fully trust PLT stuff. I tried to tell my internet explorer that PLT
>> can be trusted, but it accepts urls only, no local files or
>> directories. How can I tell Windows XP that I trust PLT and all
>> stuff downloaded from PLT. I want to avoid the two additional clicks
>> that are required every time. I think I do know something about
>> Scheme, but the insides of Windows cannot arouse my interest. I want
>> my OS to be invisible, or at least just do as I order it to
>> do. Please help me. Thanks, Jos
> A general problem with IE is that it gives local files low security
> permissions.  This is because otherwise it is easy to get your machine
> hacked with some html file that you somehow end up viewing locally.
> As for the specific problem that you have -- I found that having the
> Google toolbar installed made every local file show a very annoying
> warning dialog.  Downloading the newer beta version of the toolbar
> solved that.
> I still expect there to be problems, for example, with running the
> javascript code that makes searching PLT index pages much better.
> -- 
>          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
>                  http://www.barzilay.org/                 Maze is Life!

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