Re: Indexing hypertext

Subject: Re: Indexing hypertext
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 1997 10:43:54 -0400
Norman Walsh wrote:
> 3. Use the title of the closest surrounding section.  It's even
> coarser than page numbers (if the sections are long), but it may
> help you figure out where to go first.

Here is what I advocate. Every indexed word has an entire associated
page. The page has a list of occurrences with section number, paragraph
number, and a textual extract to provide textual "context". I consider
this far superior to what you would get from a print index.

 Paul Prescod

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