- The CASCADE system has been developed by the Michael B. Spring and
graduate students in the Department of Information Science and
Telecommunications in the School of Information Sciences at the University
of Pittsburgh. More than 100 graduate students have been involved at
various levels, but primary credits go to Emile L. Morse, Doug Burke,
Swantje Wilms, Geir Inge Kristengard, I-Huang Terence Liu, Ramesh Sudini,
Tammy Datri, Bill Fithen, Brian Sorrows, Gregory Schmitt, Misook Heo, Paul
M. Vanderveen, and Tore Joergensen. Current development is supported in
part by a contract from the National Institute of Standards and
- The best way
to get a sense of CASCADE is to use it. Therefore, we encourage you to read
this document while you are running a CASCADE session. To gain access to a
version of CASCADE, please contact us. There is a separate document -- ``A
Users Guide for CASCADE'', that describes how to start and use CASCADE that can
be made available to you.
- The principle investigator was making an important
presentation to visitors one day and showed them the sophisticated comment
editor, only to find that the disposition of ``goofy statement'' and ``stupid
comments'' was to ``the emperor'' (the PI), ``Donald Duck'', and others. The
Ph.D. students had been playing with an additional refinement that allowed
these values to be changed to different values for multiple projects by
multiple users. They had forgotten about the demo and left them in the form
that made sense for testing at 3:00am!
- The conversion of the client
software to multi-platform modules will occur in the 1996-1997 time frame as
- CORBA compliance will allow the CASCADE
client interfaces to use the services of locally installed
SGML/Hytime-compliant document editors which we anticipate will become
available in the near term.
- If the anchor is a link to a file that has somehow already
been deleted, the anchor will be deleted.
Mon Dec 16 14:39:59 EST 1996