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Re: collapseable documents

From: James Pitkow <pitkow@cc.gatech.edu>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 20:43:27 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199703260143.UAA08340@hapeville.cc.gatech.edu>
To: devnull@gnu.ai.mit.edu (nemo/Joel N. Weber II)
Cc: www-talk@w3.org

Marc Brown at DEC SRC a system called zippers that creates collapsable
sections based upon parsing of header tags.  See:

http://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/DEC/SRC/research-reports/abstracts/src-rr-140.html

for more.
 
> I find myself wondering whether it would be possible to have a browser
> support colapsable documents.  I'm thinking of how the Mac Finder
> has an arrow in the view by name display, and if you click
> that arrow, then the directory's contents are displayed.  I
> think something similar is possible with displaying documents
> if those documents are reasonably simple.
> 
> It wouldn't work if I've written a paragraph like this:
> 
> <p>
> This is a sample document.  <A HREF="section1.html">Section 1</a> describes
> cases where this will work, and <A HREF="section2.html">section 2</a> discusses
> the cases where this will work.
> </p>
> 
> So it can't work for all pages.  But it might be doable in some cases.
> 
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 25 March 1997 20:43:26 GMT

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