Eric Armstrong wrote:
> I especially the liked the bit about seeing detail while keeping
> a sense of context.
Yep. It's what the human eye does: cones and rods. We know
how to handle this. My difficulty with MagicLenses--and most
other imaging schemes--is that they lack consistency. In the
real world we would go insane if our vision were not consistent.
This is what I like about Augment, and other great software views:
breadth, focus ... and consistency.
> But without a highly graphic system, the mechanisms they have
> generated have very little applicability to what we are doing.
> (However, when graphic representations of topic maps and the
> like come to the fore, this technology will be very useful.)
Yep. Down the road, and with broad acceptance.
Nicholas Carroll Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Alternate: email@example.com ______________________________________________________
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