From: N. C a r r o l l (
Date: Sun Oct 15 2000 - 22:17:10 PDT

This is one of many, many similar products hitting the market.
(This one has a one-week front page promo with ZDNet.)

"When it comes to keeping track of your favorite sites on the Web,
makes browser bookmarks look positively Neolithic. With PlanBee, not
can you automatically bookmark any or all sites you visit, you can also
bundle up those sites into buzPAKs, creating collections of related
Transform your buzPAKs into tours so you can follow a predefined route
through a series of sites; add comments, notes, and even file
and tailor your buzPAKs by filtering out ads or donning an alternative
via skins. Once you're satisfied with the result, you can replay a
at any time or share it via email. Requirements: Internet Explorer 4 or
Netscape Navigator 4.7x or earlier, and Windows 9x, NT, 2000, or ME."

Sequence, link packaging, attachments, compatability, annotation, views
... does this sound familiar (if 30 years after the fact)?

Fortunately it's not open source, so in theory it will die a bitter
death under the boot of Microsoft.

On the other hand, the next offering might be open source.



Nicholas Carroll Email: Alternate: ______________________________________________________

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