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Date: 1999-02-14 (22:30)
From: Ian T Zimmerman <itz@t...>
Subject: Re: The Ocaml Link Database
Gerd Stolpmann <> writes:

>  I have already received feedback about the user interface of the
> database:
>  - Is it ok to use frames for the UI? Of course, the current
> functionality is so simple that an interface without frames would be
>   possible. Perhaps we should at least provide a frameless interface
>   for queries only.

Definitely provide a frameless interface both for querying _and_ for
making entries.  Here's one X-less enthusiastic Ocaml user.

>  - Perhaps the entries should be arranged like a spreadsheet, and
> not as a list of items

I'd rather not, as w3 (which is what I use to access the Web) doesn't
do a good job of rendering tables, either.  But, arguably, this is
simply a deficiency in my browser rather than a platform constraint :-(

Ian T Zimmerman                        <>
I came to the conclusion that what was wrong about the guillotine
was that the condemned man had no chance at all, absolutely none.
Albert Camus, _The Outsider_