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Subject:Re: TECHWR-L Digest - 20 Mar 1996 to 21 Mar 1996 From:Sharon Gunason <sgunason -at- INDYUNIX -dot- IUPUI -dot- EDU> Date:Wed, 27 Mar 1996 15:02:40 -0500
There is a new hypertext journal dedicated to being more than a
print-based journal on line. It's called kairos. There is an article in
there by Johndan Johnson-Eilola about the impact of hypertext and the
information explosion on business and technical writers.
It is certainly interesting, but I am not sure that it meets your
definition of good hypertext (perhaps because it was originally published
linearly). I am going to do a review of it for a project on hypertext in
my grad class: Computers in the Classroom. Would you be willing to share
your opinion of that article with me? I am particularly interested to se
if/how it meets your criteria for good hypertext. I'll share my
reactions with you afterward, if you like, but I don't want to prejudice
I have been a tech writer for many years and still teach tech writing as
well as freshman composition while I complete my MA here at IUPUI
(combined campus of Indiana University and Purdue University at
Indianapolis). I have experimented a bit with interactive fiction on the
net in an attempt to experiment with breaking down the linearity, but
brnaches, it seems to me, are just more complex lines.
sgunason -at- indyunix -dot- iupui -dot- edu