Re:The Meaining of Pages [was re:pages]

Tony Barry (tony@ningaui.anu.edu.au)
Fri, 13 Jun 1997 11:10:13 +1000


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Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 11:10:13 +1000
To: Jordan Reiter <jreiter@mail.slc.edu>
From: tony@ningaui.anu.edu.au (Tony Barry)
Subject: Re:The Meaining of Pages [was re:pages]
Cc: Fabio Preda <Fabio.Preda@italtel.it>, earonesty@montgomery.com,

At 9:04 AM 12/6/97, Jordan Reiter wrote:
> She felt it described a "concept."  In
>a sense, each page *should* be a self-contained concept, without a *need*
>to go to another page.  There should be no sense of anything missing or
>discontinuous (unless, of course, that is that author's intent for some
>reason).  The fact that the browser *is* a scrollable medium allows there
>to be no limit on the organization and placement of information.

And there lies the advantage over paper which breaks things up into fixed
sizes regardless of content.

Tony


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