[plt-scheme] new version of prog langs text (also making the collection work on r301.5 from svn)

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Tue Feb 7 13:29:15 EST 2006

On Feb 7, 2006, at 9:13 AM, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:

>> Anyway, I didn't know I could enter a URL (instead of a filename) for
>> "install *.plt file". Maybe the real answer is that this is what  
>> people
>> should be doing.
> You know, if you look at the software section of the book's page, it
> says (and has always said)
>   In DrScheme's File menu, select Install .plt File... and enter the
>   URL of the file appropriate to your software version number:
> Anyway, I've added some text recommending that people use this option
> instead of downloading the file directly.  Thanks for helping us
> identify this problem.

FWIW, I no longer make these URLs links.  That is, I just put the  
text of the link on the web page, along with instructions on how to  
use it.  What do you gain by making it a link?  It's slightly uglier,  
but it avoids significant confusion.



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