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Re: [ba-ohs-talk] GUI Ideas and NODAL

Actually, having thought about it more, and having drawn a few more diagrams
on my sketch pad, I'm beginning to see the value of having documents be
collections of string nodes, which in turn are collections of characters. It
adds an extra layer of indirection in there, making manipulation easier.    (01)

Peter    (02)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lee Iverson" <leei@telus.net>
To: <ba-ohs-talk@bootstrap.org>
Sent: Monday, November 12, 2001 10:52 PM
Subject: Re: [ba-ohs-talk] GUI Ideas and NODAL    (03)

> On Mon, 2001-11-12 at 12:49, Eugene Eric Kim wrote:
> >
> > This is one of my issues with NODAL.  If I want to specify that a
> > in NODAL be addressed as a long string of characters, even if the NODAL
> > data model defines the document as a list of strings, how do I do that?
> My assumption has always been that one would be able to define adaptors
> between data models.  The difficulty with this is in defining how
> editing transforms through these adaptors if at all.  More on this
> later...
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>    (04)