I appreciate the link, but could you possibly provide
a small clue as to what it is, how it works, how good
I sat through the marketing pitch (very flashy dynamic
web pages -- entertaining, but time consuming) only to
find zero information other than buzzwords: collaboration,
There is a download button. But I don't yet know enough
to decide if it's worth taking the time to download,
install, and play around with until I figure out exactly
what it is.
Malcolm Dean wrote:
> Have you folks taken a look at Engenia Unity?
> Malcolm Dean
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eric Armstrong" <email@example.com>
> To: "ohs-dev" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 11:35 AM
> Subject: Link Types and Categories
> > Thinking about it, Doug was right (surprise).
> > Link types serve more functions than simply
> > identifying themselves as hide/show/include.
> > In fact, the decision to hide/link/include is
> > a property of the view, not of the link. So
> > one might choose, as defaults, to:
> > * hide glossary links
> > * show citation links
> > * include responses
> > Now, the category of the target node *could* be
> > used to make the view-decision -- but that would
> > require traversing every link to determine the
> > proper handling. Nobody wants to live with the
> > kind of performance that will result from that.
> > The reasonable alternative, therefore, is to
> > include semantically-oriented link types. At
> > a minimum, then, we have:
> > * glossary (<gls> or <def>)
> > * citation (<cite>)
> > * response (<resp>)
> > Node categories are still required for IBIS
> > discussions. A particular response might be a
> > question, argument for, or argument against.
> > I suspect, though, that we don't want to include
> > all those options in the link types -- most
> > particularly because the category list will grow
> > and evolve dynamically in each installation of
> > the system.
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