• Basic Features, 20 Sep

    In order for the jrnl project to reflect Doug Engelbart’s thinking we need to provide high-resolution addressability, ViewSpecs and some level of simple versioning. High resolution addressing will be met to a minimum requirement by having paragraph level addressability and higher resolution if we can incorporate it. High Resolution Addressing Authoring High Resolution Links This means that we will need to provide a means through which we add anchors to the text and we need to decide if it should be by the authoring client or through a server plugin. Using High Resolution Links We further need to make our text selection system ‘see’ the nearest higher anchor and incorporate…

  • Meeting with Chris Gutteridge 5th of Sept 2018

    Christopher Gutteridge and I had a half day work and discussion session on the project. Decisions We decided that we should work on published documents, not live documents as in Google Docs. We further affirmed what may be obvious; that we want to make any additions modular so that anyone can plug any component into their wordpress install without needing the rest. Major components of work will a fast query engine and a view engine for a list/timeline view and text interactions when reading a document.   Actions We plan to hire an external wordpress developer for a reality check before moving further. I have noted down our priorities as…