|Written by Ian Elliot|
|Monday, 28 September 2015|
The idea is that despite working on it for some time on his own he needs some community help with finishing it.
In the Preface Crockford explains the situation:
Also in the preface he tells us:
I designed a hypertext encyclopedia format specifically for programming languages.
If this gives you a sense of deja vu, recall that Donald Knuth, when dissatisfied with the typesetting of his books, spent 9 years devising TeX, a language for typography and Metafont, a font design system, and the impact this had on his magnum opus, The Art of Computer Programming.
Luckily Crockford has decided to share the work in progress and to ask for help in filling out the missing and incomplete entries.
Replacing the "blahs" with useful content is what Crockford is asking others to help him with. He has created a GitHub repo where contribution can be submitted at:
The hypertext format makes what already exists very effective as an online resource and should also facilitate collaboration on extending it.
or email your comment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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