Commentpress and digress.it are two Wordpress variants that offer
paragraph-by-paragraph threaded commenting. Commentpress is quite old (we
used it here: http://www.lib.umich.edu/islamic/ in a collaborative
cataloging project sponsored by CLIR and funded by Mellon).
Ken Varnum | Web Systems Manager | MLibrary - University of Michigan - Ann
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On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 2:12 PM, Michael J. Giarlo <
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> Hi David,
> Google Drive (née Docs) will allow you to share your document with other
> users so that they can view and comment (and not edit), FWIW. There may be
> more elegant solutions that allow, say, nested/threaded comments. I know
> there is blog software out there that does this, but it's been a few years
> so I forget what it's called.
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 11:06 AM, Walker, David <[log in to unmask]
> > Hi all,
> > We're looking to put together a large policy document, and would like to
> > be able to solicit feedback on the text from librarians and staff across
> > two dozen institutions.
> > We could just do that via email, of course. But I thought it might be
> > better to have something web-based. A wiki is not the best solution
> > as I don't want those providing feedback to be able to change the text
> > itself, but rather just leave comments.
> > My fall back plan is to just use Wordpress, breaking the document up into
> > various pages or posts, which people can then comment on. But it seems
> > me there must be a better solutions here -- maybe one where people can
> > leave comments in line with the text?
> > Any suggestions?
> > Thanks,
> > --Dave
> > -------------------------
> > David Walker
> > Director, Systemwide Digital Library Services
> > California State University
> > 562-355-4845