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This is work in progress - and I am currently looking closer at specific web-archives from this perspecitve - but do not have any final conclusions at present.
The changes discussed here are not adequately theorized by dichotomies of fixed vs. dynamic texts - or linear vs. non-linear texts and archives. Neither do we have a collapse of text and archive in one large metatext - what we see, I believe, is that the
I am not predicting the end of classifications or subject indexes - but I think we will increasingly look at them as local orders (in time and semantic space) within a larger network. In this sense we are probably moving from the tree-metaphor to the net
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