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Extensions to the WWW
A short Index. It is by no means complete, meant rather for internal use.
Also this page is new (Jan 17 96), therefore REALLY "under construction".
Mobile Code (in-line)
Standards for inserting "active objects"
The problem is how to insert things like Java applets into HTML in a standard
This is being worked on. See:
[W3] Consortium Announces Active Object Agreement
See also this older
W3A An API for WWW Applets proposal
DataBase/Index Interfaces, Indexers,Light-weight DBs, etc.
CGI scripts, etc. which let you put "one-stop-shopping" WWW front ends on top of multiple
existing document databases (even ones on different hosts!). Ported only to Unix (so far). Distributed
free of charge.
- HTML Interface to MG: MG (Managing Gigabytes) is a book about indexing images and documents and comes with free software (FTPable)
Glimpse is a very powerful indexing and query system that allows you to search through all your
files very quickly. It can be used by individuals for their personal file systems as well as by
organizations for large data collections. Glimpse is the default search engine in Harvest. The Glimpse package contains several programs, the most important of which are glimpse,
glimpseindex, agrep, and glimpseserver. To index all files in the a directory tree rooted at DIR, you
(Netscape Plug-ins and Helper Applications)
to do ...
Extensions, sorted by theme
Examples of WWW-based collaboration software:
BSCW Shared Workspace System: Features
Collaborative information sharing, Activity awareness, Platform integration, Member administration. Free software from GMD.
TCBWorks, Webware for Teams. Supports a definition of projects insertable into a projects tree and discussion on each project.
Hypernews Discussion Software inspired by Usenet News. See TECFA's own HyperNews main page.