Figure 23: The Exterior and Interior of Object/Spaces
The basic informational unit in InterSpace is the object/space and consists of two aspects, the first of which is the primary information represented by the object/space (a specific text, a video, a 3D model, an environment, etc.) The second aspect is metainformation, or information about the information (Objective/Universal: type, creator, origin, size, connections; and Subjective/Personal: preferred, assigned, portrayed. etc.) which provides hooks that are recognized and utilized by the user's interface in visually and behaviorially representing the object/space's objective exterior and spatial interior and the respective relationships to parent spaces and child objects.