- Dec 2020
Guard fields proved invaluable for breaking cycles, a central anxiety of early hypertext .
Storyspace used a scripting language to create what they called "Guard Fields" — boolean logic that will make a link clickable or not based on the pages the reader had already visited up until that point.
What is interesting is that guard fields proved effective at breaking cycles (one of the risks of disorientation in hypertext).
- Mar 2017