Tobias Rischer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Like Janne Himanka, I have been wondering if I
> should write a little browser, only that I have focused on the
> presentation of textual variants.
> [...] The obvious
> alternative is going out shopping to EBT or SoftQuad or the like, but
> I'd be very glad to be independent from the money-intensive commercial
> tools and I think there are a lot of resources for free software
> available. Also, there will always be special research interests that
> aren't covered by commercial tools.
There will soon be a freely available SGML browser from SoftQuad;
it has been announced at the World Wide Web conference in Chicago (WWW '94).
There's a `Pro' version you can pay for, too.
It's called SoftQuad Panorama, and supports WWW `URL' links as well as
some SGLM HyTime.
Mail me for more details, or mail [log in to unmask]
I do agree with Tobias that there are many special research interests that
we can't possibly predict (or they wouldn't be research :-)).
We are interested in the presentation of textual variants too; this comes
up not just in preparing critical editions, but also in formal review of