[sc34wg3] [topicmapmail] Short follow up from this morning...

Jack Park jackpark at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 15:06:20 EDT 2011

And, perhaps we can turn the problem inside out and use a topic map to
"think about" the document before it is written. A lot of us use a
concept mapping tool Compendium [1] for both of these activities.

[1] http://compendium.open.ac.uk/

On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 8:08 AM, Robert Parks <rqparks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Patrick,
> I agree that users are an important reference point. When focusing on which
> users, I have always thought that non-developers would be the best users. In
> particular, I would propose focusing on the body of indexers who are facing
> the potential for displacement in this world of data mining for topic-like
> clusters of related content.  I've always thought that the killer app would
> be a tool that plugs into MS Word and allows any writer to create a semantic
> - i.e., topic map - index of her work.
> Just a thought.
> Bob

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