• Blue Dot,  Implicit Linking,  ViewSpecs

    Rich Text Interaction / Blue Dot

    An example interaction to provide server-side specified options for text interactions. Options can include in-blog search, user name recognition and links and more. You can try it live at http://wordpress.liquid.info/a-theoretical-model-for-knowledge-work-symbol-manipulation-4-aug/  It looks like this: This is currently implemented at wordpress.liquid.info under the original name of ‘hyperwords’ in 2006: A Level, B Level & C Level of Activity

  • Authoring,  ViewSpecs

    Visual Syntactic Text Formatting

    Visual Syntactic Text Formatting is one of the ViewSpec we are considering. As originally developed by Mark Warschauer, University of California, Irvine markw@uci.edu, Youngmin Park, University of California, Irvine and Randall Walker, Mayo Clinic: Visual-Syntactic Text Formatting – Live Ink I have implemented is a simplified version in Liquid | Flow, as can be seen in these two different lengths, taking a paragraph from Doug Engelbart’s 1962 paper, some tweaking as to what rules should be used can be useful, both live and pre-set:

  • Authoring,  RFC,  ViewSpecs

    Authoring Version Control, Comments & Layout

    Taking the layout of this blog as the starting point, I have looked at how to indicate that an article has been superseded. In this design the text ‘This Article has been superseded’ is appended after the date, with a reveal triangle. The reader can click on this to get options to simply acknowledge this (OK), and the red text becomes light grey, to view the latest version or to view the version history. Design Other design thoughts in this mock-up are having next and previous post buttons be on the right side of the screen so as to follow the logic of scrolling back and forth. There are no…

  • Authoring,  Perspective,  Publishing Options

    Thoughts on a ‘Publish’ Dialogue Box

    The act of publishing to the web, through WordPress, can be more useful for the reader if the process includes explicit steps for adding meta-information, such as the Category of the post and appropriate Tags. In this dialogue, mocked up for possible inclusion in Liquid | Author, the user has a large, clear screen for assigning Categories and adding Tags: