Backlink Database Facility
[SOURCE: Doug Engelbart, interviews & OHS Draft document]


Database of Links With Backlink Capability will allow users to not only follow a link one way, but also easily see who is linking to any given page. Back-Link Management: Provision will be made to capture information about links pointing through the HyperScopes into a specified collection of files, to establish a "Back-Link Data Base" (BLDB). For each such link, information to be captured would be such as:

Explicit target object being cited;

The "foreign" location of the link;