robust hyperlinks could fix broken hyperlinks

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From: v - Mark Kuharich (
Date: Tue Mar 07 2000 - 10:45:02 PST

In a recent academic paper, computer scientists Thomas A. Phelps and Robert
Wilensky outlined a way to create links among Web pages that will work even
if documents are moved elsewhere. Although researchers have tried to tackle
the issue before, Internet search experts said the paper describes a
potentially elegant solution to a widespread and long-recognized puzzle

"It's a pretty clever way of dealing with a very difficult problem," said
Ron Daniel, who once worked on an alternative solution that has been
submitted to the Internet Engineering Task Force, an online standards body

Mark Kuharich

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