Commenting System for Static Sites

A File Based Comment System for Embedding Comments on Websites

An idea I have for a commenting system that uses statically compiled files. Comments are kept in version control in the same repo as the website.

Project Details:

🚦 Status: Research, Design Stage, Prototyping, Feedback
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  • Nov 26, 2023: Published a post announcing an email-based commenting system called "r3ply", along with a demo
  • Oct 13, 2021: Published Part 1, a new entry in the project's design journal
  • Oct 08, 2021: Started Commenting System project


This project originally started as some brainstorming. Check out Part 1 to see that. Later it evolved slightly from what was written then and it became r3ply, which is a working prototype.