[plt-scheme] help browser question

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sat Feb 23 19:23:01 EST 2008

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:
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