Re: Link Evolution

From: Eugene Eric Kim (
Date: Mon Apr 16 2001 - 14:55:34 PDT

On Fri, 13 Apr 2001, Murray Altheim wrote:

> I'm thinking that we could add the types of metadata to the links
> themselves so that wisened tools could manage the links, or work
> with topic map engines to do this. Certainly got my head spinning
> with ideas, anyway. If we can come up with some specifics, I'll try
> to push these into XHTML 2.0 as much as makes sense.

Sounds good. I personally need more time to play with typed links in a
real system before I can make a coherent proposal. A while back, I asked
Doug how his team used typed links in Augment. He said that,
unfortunately, his team did not spend much time experimenting with typed
links, but that they are one of the more interesting candidates for


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