Re: It's all Gutenberg's fault... :-)

Subject: Re: It's all Gutenberg's fault... :-)
From: David Jones/KSBEISD <David_Jones/KSBEISD -dot- KSBEISD -at- DATAHUB -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 16 May 1996 15:00:36 HST

Arlen> Did Horton mean by the comparison that illustrations would soon be
composed
Arlen> the same way, by slapping together pre-drawn elements to compose a larger
Arlen> picture?

>At a guess, yes. Netscape has already proposed the equivalent for Web
documents. In March they announced that they're building a Web server
which slices documents into pieces, then allows clients to request and
assemble pieces into a customized document. The Beta is due out in June
or so.<

So Netscape and Microsoft have finally caught up to where Ted Nelson was many
years ago, in _Computer Lib/Dream Machines_. How come I'm not surprised it has
taken them so long?

David Jones, Technical Writer
David_Jones/KSBEISD -dot- KSBEISD -at- Datahub -dot- com
Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate

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