Accessing URL's (David C. Martin)
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From: (David C. Martin)
Organization: UCSF Center for Knowledge Management
Email: or uunet!dcmartin
Phone: 415/476-6111
Fax: 415/476-4653
To: (Marc Andreessen)
Subject: Accessing URL's
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 93 10:25:48 MDT
I would like to propose the following extension (not too difficult, but
I couldn't find all the places to modify):

Allow Xmosaic to read symbolic links as URL's

That is, allow files like the following:

mosaic-docs ->
cave.html ->

This would simplify the storage of bookmarks and allow a user to
organize their local hierarchy appropriate to the information resources
that they had identified, e.g. collecting URL's about a specific subject
or concept area.

I did an initial hack to the code to allow the interpretation of
symbolic links, but would like to see this extension permeated
throughout the code (i.e. saving, etc..)