Virtual documents are hypermedia documents that are generated on
demand, in response to user (reader) input.
Key properties of Web-based virtual documents are
The standards and installed base of the World Wide Web provide the
basis to make true virtual documents a reality today.
- They look and feel like documents, both on input and what is returned.
- They are embedded in context of other web documentation.
- They are server-based, requiring no special software to be downloaded to the reader's machine.
Material on Virtual Documents
Some exemplary virtual documents are collected below. If you know of a
virtual document with a new twist, please let us know and we'll add it to the
Example Virtual Documents