[plt-scheme] IE Warnings

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu Jun 26 14:44:33 EDT 2008

On Jun 26, YC wrote:
> To manually disable the warning you can find the solution here -
> http://radio.javaranch.com/pascarello/2005/05/18/1116473896158.html.
> It works in XP (I don't have Vista to verify), and it's easier to do
> than using MOTW.
> If it's just for yourself - the above should do it.
> If it's for deployment to others,

That's exactly the problem.  And most people won't even do the above,
because disabling security measures is something that always sounds
like a bad idea.  (As someone said -- if there was a way to do this
based on specific paths, I could make the PLT installer do the right
thing for the doc directory; but what they do have is just a
machine-global "off/on" switch...)

> my suggestions are 1) tell others about the manual solution, 2) as
> you said - use the installer to flip the registry (and as you said -
> not the best idea), or 3) deploy a mini web server and serve the
> file via that mini web server that only listen to the localhost (an
> icon that'll start the web server then shell-execute the link to the
> home page ought to do it).
> IMHO html files is easier to read from a web server (local or
> remote) rather than a file system.

I know, but a web server has a bunch of other problems.  (Like
managing another process, or complications from firewalls etc.)

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