Re: Wild-eyed journalism

Robert S. Thau (
Thu, 20 May 1999 06:31:21 -0400 (EDT)

Ka-Ping Yee writes:
> Third Voice's software looks slick, but it's not
> correct to say that it was first.

FWIW, late releases of the original X Mosaic had hooks to talk to
"annotation servers", though those annotations were only available on
a page-by-page basis.

> If, on the other hand, we're talking about the idea of annotation
> rather than a Web implementation, we'd have to go way back to
> Engelbart and Nelson.

Probably so.