technical term for a work with this kind of multiple linkages between
components is hypermedia; however, many commentators are
tending to use multimedia as automatically implying a hypermedia structure also, and I am following that usage here.
- Strictly, the standard is called
"MPC Level 2" , which superceded an earlier, technically
unsatisfactory, "Level 1" standard.
The latter is now effectively defunct.
- An MPC system, with some minor
additional components, is eminently suitable for connecting with the
Internet. Furthermore, the telephone line need not even be dedicated
to this purpose; for example, the communication with the rest of the
Internet could be arranged to take place, unattended, only during
Tue Feb 28 16:00:51 GMT 1995