"Later that year, [Ted] Nelson got permission from the publishers of Vladimir Nabokov's _Pale Fire_ to use the elaborately annotated parody in a hypertext demonstration. The idea, like most of Nelson's contributions, was rejected by the sponsors of the Brown experiment." https://www.wired.com/1995/06/xanadu/ that would have been pretty rad though
@aparrish Oh no, nothing wrong with that, I agree it's fascinating. Only filling in the gaps, I thought I would provide context.
The connection of Nelson with Samuel Taylor Coleridge is also very interesting (and possibly Jorge Luis Borges through him as well).
@phooky Yeah well, I don't understand why that's a problem. It's clear that people are capable of tolerating much much worse and undeserving cranks.
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