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Paper 245elpub2005:
Some Thoughts on Hyper-links

id 245elpub2005
authors Harald Krottmaier
year 2005
title Some Thoughts on Hyper-links
source ELPUB2005. From Author to Reader: Challenges for the Digital Content Chain: Proceedings of the 9th ICCC International Conference on ElectronicPublishing held at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Leuven-Heverlee(Belgium), 8-10 June 2005 / Edited by: Milena Dobreva & Jan Engelen, ed. byPeeters Publishing Leuven, ISBN 90-429-1645-1, 2005
summary As already mentioned in many reports, the best hyperlink is the one, you don’t have to follow. Therefore authors of hypertext-documents should make it clear to the reader, what is ”behind” the link. This is not just information about size of the linked content, but also information about the content itself, such as topic, number of incoming links etc. However, unexperienced authors are not aware of this fact. It would be nice to have tools plugged-in into your favorite web-browsing software, which enhances hyperlinks in some respects In this article we are going to explore some of the available tools (such as thumbnail-previewing) and we will discuss in detail a mechanism of enhancing and ”ennobling” links. We will discuss different mechanisms on how to attach information.
keywords links, annotations to hyperlinks, enhancing hyperlinks
series ELPUB:2005
type full paper
email hkrott@iicm.edu
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urn:nbn urn:nbn:se:elpub-245elpub2005
last changed 2005/06/02 18:31
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