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The Future of the Book website has just released CommentPress 1.o, a free, open source theme for the WordPress blog engine designed to allow paragraph-by-paragraph commenting in the margins of a text. I’m overjoyed to see this, as I am a firm believer in blogs as easier tools to use and manage than wikis. It would be so much simpler to manage collaborative writing projects with this tool, as opposed to wikis which seem to have a huge upfront cost in terms of learning syntax and maintaining backend support.


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