Managing World Wide Web publications
The surge of interest in the World Wide Web (WWW), with its potential commercial payoff, has resulted in an explosion of information as organizations join in the fray to publish and do business on the Internet. In addition, Intranet, the private corporate WWW-based network, has also emerged to provide cost-effective and efficient groupware and information management solutions for organizations. As a result, the HyperText Markup Language used for constructing WWW documents has become a contender for authoring future office documents. Examines the current practices of WWW publishing and highlights its inadequacies and drawbacks. Demonstrates the need and advantages of using a hypermedia database system to manage Web publications and briefly describes the design and prototyping of the D4W3 hypermedia database system.