Re: forwarded... [Explicit Linking is Impossible]

Edward Vielmetti (
Wed, 05 May 93 18:23:58 EDT

It's not necessary to make really deep explicit links to other
people's hypertext; often times it's enough to pre-load a search that
takes people near the right place. E.g. you don't say "page 342 of
ISBN 1-56592-027-9" you say "Look up the section on environment
variables in the O'Reilley MH book".

Authors do this all the time - if you can assume a good index (or do
automatic indexing and be prepared for some slop) you can get quite a
bit of the effort done.

Edward Vielmetti, vice president for research, Msen Inc.
Msen Inc., 628 Brooks, Ann Arbor MI 48103 +1 313 998 4562 (fax: 998 4563)