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Alas, the same thought. Markup is a retrograde database.
The content is the context. The link container is a control.
So much for originality. Why are these things so easy in
code and so hard in English?
Glad we aren't doing a round here on resources and representations. ;-)
From: DuCharme, Bob (LNG-CHO) [mailto:email@example.com]
Len Bullard wrote:
>hypertext is a retrograde database with navigation controls embedded in
I thought it was "a retrograde form of a GUI in which controls have been
dropped into content using content as the GUI"?
(http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/200209/msg01271.html -- I liked that
sentence so much that I had pasted it into my quotable quotes file, so
that's why I remembered it.)