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hotlink

A mechanism for sharing data between two application programs where changes to the data made by one application appear instantly in the other's copy.

Under System 7 on the Macintosh the users establishes a hotlink by doing a "Create Publisher" on the server and "Subscribe" on the client.

Under Windows 3 it's "Cut Special"(?) and "Paste Special" (as opposed to the normal Cut and Paste).

(1995-02-16)

 


Nearby terms: Hotline Hotline Communications Ltd. Hotline Connect hotlink hotlist hot spot Hot Standby Routing Protocol
 

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