Hypermedia on the Web: what will it take?

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Hypermedia on the Web: what will it take?
: Researchers in the hypermedia field often lament that the World Wide Web does not support many of hypermedia's rich structuring, navigation and annotation features. What would it take for everyday Web applications to be fully hypermedia compliant, now that the basic hypermedia building blocks exist on the Web? The following four capabilities are the most critical for integrating hypermedia support in the Web environment: edit-capable browsers, storing document content and link anchors separately, external linkbases, and displaying link spans, node and link attributes. Individual developers cannot decide autonomously on how to resolve many of the outstanding issues. Developers need agreed-upon conventions and tools built upon today's Web standards to fully incorporate hypermedia functionality into everyday applications. Categories and Subject Descriptors: H.5.4. [Information interfaces and presentation] Hypertext/Hypermedia - Architectures General Terms: standardization, des...
Fabio Vitali, Michael Bieber
Added 22 Dec 2010
Updated 22 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 1999
Where CSUR
Authors Fabio Vitali, Michael Bieber
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