Re: meta information (Nick Arnett/Multimedia Computing Corp.)
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 1994 16:56:21 +0200
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Subject: Re: meta information
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At 10:41 AM 6/3/94 +0100, Liam Relihan wrote:

>With all this talk of collaboration, complex semantic relationships etc. it
>look like we are moving towards consideration of a layered hypertext
>architecture. Development of such an architecture would probably prove to
>be one of the most challenging internet development programs ever.
>However, I reckon it is worth considering :-)

For what it's worth, we're looking at an organic model with cellular
structures.  Layering would be derived from it, rather than being the
structural basis.  An organic model seems necessary to limit the level of
complexity apparent to users.  Actually, it's a web of hierachies from
which larger hierarchies are derived.  An ant farm... or a beehive.  ;-)


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