Re: Augmented Metadata in XHTML

From: Jack Park (
Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 19:13:19 PDT

At 04:03 PM 6/27/2001 -0700, you wrote:
>Frode Hegland wrote:


> > >No, I think you're on track. I just read over a paper by Lee Iverson
> > >on the NODAL project..
> >
> > Can you give me that URL please?

> > >I'm considering creating a complement to a Topic Map syntax, called a
> > >Sequence Map. This would be an XML serialization of a specific linear
> > >view of a document. The document might be XHTML, might be an XTM topic
> > >map, might be DocBook, etc. There could be different Sequence Maps for
> > >any given document. This reminds me a bit of the multiple dimensions
> > >of Hytime, but like Lee I am prone to want to keep things "radically
> > >simple."
>[I should mention that there could be both Topic Map and Sequence Map
>views of a document (as a set of nodes). The most common would be
>the latter, as that's what people are used to. And of course, there's
>some interesting potential interaction between the two as well.]

There's another one: Conceptual Graph (Sowa). CGs are being used to parse
documents these days and this may play into the nature of alternate views
of information space.
> > >Does this mean that at some point if our visions turn out to have
> > >mutually beneficial paths, we might get some commitment on resources?
> > >That perhaps you'd donate a component? That would be great! We have
> > >a meeting in Menlo Park tomorrow where I expect we'll discuss some of
> > >these issues in more detail.
> >


> > We are not that large a company. We have our Web based email service and
> > a secret project due out mid July, but we definitively want to be part of
> > this. What could be more important & fun?
>Great! I look forward to hearing more about this as it develops. News at 11.

Me too <Jack>


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