Xanalogical structure, needed now more than ever: parallel documents, deep links to content, deep versioning, and deep re-use

parallel documents, deep links to content, deep versioning, and deep re-useTheodor Holm Nelson
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Transclusion references Xanalogical structure, needed now more than ever: parallel documents, deep links to content, deep versioning, and deep re-use on 5/6/2019, 2:46:22 PM

Other people's text systems typically bring text into a software buffer and modify it -- thereby losing all information as to origins, other versions or other connections. Our alternative is referential editing of referential documents. We give any text (including newly-input text strings) a permanent address, and thereafter use that text by pointing to it. excerpt-of Xanalogical structure, needed now more than ever: parallel documents, deep links to content, deep versioning, and deep re-use on 5/6/2019, 2:59:54 PM