In your manifesto, you say that the scholar's forum wants to:
> * To facilitate this new mode of discussion, the Forum will
> develop the mechanisms to support and retain linked commentary.
In this regard, you might want to take a look at:
http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/java/help/About.html[About Multivalent Documents]
http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~wilensky/mvd.ppt[Powerpoint presentation about MVD]
http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~wilensky/Dlib-overview.ppt[UC Berkeley's Digital Library overview]
Finally, please try out MVD yourself using any (recent) Java-compliant browser. Go to http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/docs and browse some documents.
MVD was created by Robert Wilensky and Tom Phelps. A new version will be released shortly. Have fun!
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