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Re: use Purple numbers!
So, my docs on the web have been pdf or Word. Do purples make sense in
those? If so, how to put them in? (01)
At 07:05 PM 6/20/2001 -0700, Eugene Eric Kim wrote:
>One of the things I'd _strongly_ recommend everyone do is use purple
>numbers when publishing documents. This will allow us to easily make
>references to your papers for commentary, Topic Maps, and other purposes.
>Over the past several months, I have found the granular addressability so
>indispensable, I find it annoying when people don't use purple numbers.
>We currently have two good systems for automatically adding and
>maintaining the numbers: plink and Purple.
>If you're publishing your papers in XHTML, then using plink is a
>no-brainer. There's very little overhead on your part, and everyone else
>will benefit from the increased addressability. If you're willing to deal
>with a bit of a learning curve, check out Purple.
>Either way, _please_ start using purple numbers. Or, propose and build
>your own system for bootstrapping granular addressability onto your
>publishing system, so that the rest of us can take advantage of that
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