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- To: xanadu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re
- From: carl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Carl Steadman)
- Date: Wed, 8 Feb 1995 17:14:28 -0600
- Reply-to: xanadu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>I love Ted Nelson but what's the stance of Xanadu toward what's happening on
>the Web? Things are exploding without people waiting for mechanisms that allow
>them to be compensated for their "content" down to the last second or tenth
>of a cent. In fact most probably don't feel the need to be paid for their
>content. Those that do usually have the resources to create formal mechanisms,
>like free teasers and a place to humbly submit your encrypted VISA number
>when you're ready.
>So why not declare victory and join the party?
Xanadu has things to offer, such as resource mirroring, and maintaining a
document's history, doesn't it? And support of collaborative authoring
within the model?
But if the Xanadu protocol isn't a superset of http, and the Xanadu markup
doesn't fit within the SGML standard, I don't know what its chances of
What is the relation between Xanadu and the World Wide Web?
Carl Steadman carl@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Tel 612.626.9750 Fax 612.624.7510