Christopher L. Werner (
Mon, 21 Aug 1995 17:50:20 -0400

There was a lot of research done on bi-directional Hypertext communication
by Ted Nelson and the Xanadu project. The 'transclusion' scheme which they
created to allow document access tracking and billing for copyright purposes
seems to be an imbedded application judging by it's description. Wired June
1995 (3.06) carried an article on it. These individuals, who worked in the
70's and 80's hopefully filed for patents on some of their ideas.

The 'Weblet' which Eolas claims patent rights to seems quite similiar to
the concepts and ideas of this group of early developers. The
site gives phone numbers of what's left of the Xanadu project - anyone want
to check on patents with them?
Opinions expressed are mine and not those of my employer.
Christopher L. Werner Robert Bosch Corporation
System Engineer 38000 Hills Tech Dr.
(810)553-1389 Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3417