03 September 2006

On a bag of paragraphs

for discussing web content
in the (most) abstract

i favor paragraphs
(rather than sentences
or pages)

since they sometimes scroll off
the bottom of a page
to an archivepage
with a different url

many browsing strategies
involve retrieving
sets of paragraphs:

search-engine results
sorted by 'quality'
or by date
or by pagelength

(rss or html)
sequenced by the blogger
followed-in-reverse by the reader

ordinary webpages
with paragraphs sequenced
by the author

and if our browser
views these sets similarly

it can re-sort them
by one anothers' laws

or apply the same filters
(vanish these authors
these keywords
these dates)