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Re: LINK and A

From: James Aylett <dj@insigma.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 1998 05:17:56 -0400 (EDT)
To: John Whelan <whelan@itp.unibe.ch>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.981002101535.17761C-100000@minerva.insigma.com>
On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, John Whelan wrote:

> Along these lines, wouldn't it be nice to have a program that read in
> all of the REV and REL information from a collection of documents,
> constructed a site map, and then put in reciprocal links where they
> didn't exist, according to the following rules

[snip: fairly sensible rules]

I considered writing a program to do this about a year ago, working
alongside another program that would use REL/REV to figure out the
structure of a site (for various purposes, including to help maintain
integrity and sense). I never actually got round to it, because almost
immediately something else came along (that someone wanted to pay me for
:-), but I still think that a set of tools along these lines would be

(Upon saying which, someone will pipe up with a really obvious,
high-exposure, free software package that does all this ... please? :-)


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