Why the sole attention to "collaborative discussion tools," rather than to tools
that augment human intelligence, and so incorporate all work activity, which
necessarily supports collaboration as a by product. If everything is not
covered, then collaboration will not be advanced, regardless of what tools are
created, at least that is the theory of POIMS....
Eugene Eric Kim wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2001, Garold L. Johnson wrote:
> > I have suggested something like this before, but I didnít get any feedback
> > as to why the idea isnít feasible or wasnít desirable.
> It's both feasible and desirable. In fact, we discussed it quite a bit
> almost a year ago, although this was mostly in-person at the Menlo Park
> meetings, and some details may not have been shared over the list.
> I've been sketching out notes for a mail repository, with mail that can be
> granularly addressed using HyTimes/DSSSL Groves. Using this repository,
> XLink and RDF could be used to respectively link to and categorize
> e-mails. There are several open source RDF implementations, and I've been
> sketching out a design for an open source link database, which could be
> used by other OHS-related projects. I'll keep people posted on the
> ohs-dev mailing list.
> However, in the interim, one could easily modify any one of the mail
> archiving programs to add Purple/PLink-style addresses to e-mail.
> Incidentally, the Foresight folks wrote Critmail, a modification to
> Hypermail that replaces e-mail quoting with Critlinks. I believe those
> modifications have made it back to the main Hypermail distribution. This
> functionality is definitely desirable; an e-mail quote, after all, is just
> a transclusion to a section of an e-mail.
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