Rev Online

Takaaki Furukawa tac at mac.com
Thu Jul 29 20:24:15 CDT 2004


Yes, CompuServe and AOL let users browse HyperCard-like menus, but 
users couldn't
publish their own stack-like interactive contents and make them 
available to everybody
else, right on the network (without the hassle of downloading the stack 
-> decompressing ->
double-clicking and all).

Takaaki

On Jul 29, 2004, at 2:29 PM, Derek Bump wrote:

>>   So my opinion is that the web should have been based on
>> HyperCard-like (Rev-like) platform, NOT HTML,  in the very first 
>> place.
>
> Isn't this pretty much what AOL and CompuServe were like?  I never got 
> a chance to use the old versions, but I do remember the screenshots 
> and they always reminded me of Stacks.



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