The idea of hypertext seems to have a strong appeal to the computing community; it is for instance a far more visible topic in the popular literature than other obviously useful but less glamorous applications. A number of very different systems go under the hypertext umbrella; this chapter attempts to show what they have in common and where they may legitimately differ, making comparisons and connections with other approaches to information management and retrieval.
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