Rights to Link, Legality of Cache Substitution

The foundation of the web is the ability to embed links from one page to another page.  When writing about one topic, and you want to cite another work as a reference, the best possible way to do this is to make a like to that work: the reader can instantly load and view that other page.  But what about link rot?  What about when the link become broken, because the page on the other end is moved?  Last week I made a proposal to eliminate link rot, but this post is about the the right to use it. Continue reading

Introducing the Web T-Link

The concept is simple: you want to make a web reference (HTML link) to an other web resource, but you don’t want that link to go bad.  This requires a web link, with just a little bit of smarts on the server, and so I call that a T-Link and it is a key capability for a collaboration system. Continue reading