Information Dimensions Demos BASIS WEBserver

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Information Dimensions Demos BASIS WEBserver


Information Dimensions, Inc. (IDI) demoed a new product at Seybold San Francisco '94--BASIS WEBserver, which brings BASISplus technology to the Internet. BASIS WEBserver introduces a new dimension to Internet navigation by "publishing" documents managed in intelligent information repositories.

In the current World Wide Web system, Internet researchers wade through hundreds of disconnected flat files, which may or may not be up-to-date. With the BASIS WEBserver, which is targeted to ship in late 1994, researchers will be able to run full-text queries from hypertext anchors, navigate retrieved documents hit to hit, intelligently manage HTML documents, and much more, all from standard Web browser interfaces like Mosaic and Cello.

IDI began development of the BASIS WEBserver in response to members of its customer base who collect and deliver information as a public service, as well as those who wish to publish product information or need to share corporate documents among remote or international offices. With the BASIS WEBserver, BASISplus sites are able to open their databases to users of the Internet through standard Web browsers, which run on several client platforms. BASIS WEBserver can also function as a standard Web server, serving flat file as well as BASISplus document databases, thereby allowing users to publish database documents and multimedia files stored outside the database.

BASIS WEBserver introduces the concept of "dynamic hypertext." Hypertext allows users to click on a reference in one document and go directly to another document or a predetermined (static) list of related documents. …

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