Ted Nelson's Xanadu project is:

However, at the time of writing (December 1996) the future looks uncertain, since a similar project, Project Gutenberg, has lost its funding.

There is a full description of Project Gutenberg's problems at: <http://promo.net/pg/nl/pgny_nov96.htm>

Dr Ju Gosling aka ju90's ABNORMAL: How Britain became body dysphoric and the key to a cure is available now for just 3.09 for the Kindle or in a limited-edition hardback with full-colour art plates for 20 inc UK postage and packing. Book cover