Infinitely annotatable


Commentaries are a time-honored way of communicating about the form and meaning of texts and artifacts. ¬†Sometimes the view communicated is restricted to the form and avoids a search for what that form might mean. A preferable mode of commenting is what can be called “annotation,” where the aim is to expand the horizons of interpreting a primary source instead of unquestioningly accepting authoritative pronouncements that shut down or close off any alternative interpretation,¬†