Re: Embedding of Mime parts

Brian Behlendorf (
Fri, 20 Jan 1995 01:43:07 +0100

On Thu, 19 Jan 1995, Daniel W. Connolly wrote:
> It would make sense, though, if I could represent a hypertext document
> as two separate entities: the content, and the links. The content
> could be in any format I choose, and the links would be
> independent. Several of TimBL's writings on WWW refer to HTML as just
> one data format among many that the web architecture could support. The
> problem is that HTML is the only data format that can represent links.

That's apparently the philosophy behind Hyper-G (well, one of many).
The demo I tried out had a modified MPEG browser supporting links from
regions of the movie to other objects... anyways, there's lots of other
interesting ideas there.