WWWeb Hypertext Style
by Jerry Tutsch, Copyright © 1996
IntroductionThe purpose of this document is to propose, and demonstrate, hypertext structure and style conventions for WWWeb based hypertext documents.1 It does not focus on HTML syntax or HTML style. Style conventions long used by authors and publishers of books are reviewed and extended to hypertext documents.
Begin by reading the following two sections. They establish the overall context for this document. One deals with the components of all documents while the other identifies the hidden hypertext features already present in books.
The first two sections raise several ancillary issues that can be considered in any order. If you are in a big hurry to get to the bottom line, you might want to jump to:
If you are interested in how this document was built, or in how to build a nontrivial WWWeb based hypertext document in general, see:
These last two items constitute what is called "back matter" in a book. In particular, they consist of a bibliography and a glossary for this document. Other forms of back matter are: appendixes, notes, indexes.
Created using HyperText ToolÝ, at 11:53 AM, on 4/3/96. The document is located at: http://www.execpc.com/~tutsch/HTT-W3HTS/top.html.