Re: The value of navigability (related to META...)

Nick Arnett (
Tue, 7 Jun 1994 13:15:11 -0800

At 8:45 PM 6/7/94 +0200, Kevin Hughes wrote:

> I agree that navigability is important! But I don't think
>that calls for presentation features should be ignored. Certainly
>it's possible to make a language that supports adequate design and
>layout as well as consistent structure and easily searchable and navigable

Well, that's two now, so I must not have made it clear that I was only
talking about priorities. I certainly didn't mean to imply that
presentation features should be ignored. My little piece was about
priorities, not about the absolute value of either navigability or

Please, folks, don't attribute to me this idea that presentation features
are unimportant. I didn't mean to imply that, nor do I want to precipitate
flames on that subject. Let's stick to the issue of priorities.


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