KEYWORDS: World-Wide Web; WWW; web; guide; cyberspace; navigation; tools; resources
We have come up from the caves; predatory and primitive ages drift behind us. With almost the suddenness of a nova's burst to glory we have entered a new dimension of thought and awareness of Nature.... We hold the future in a delicate and precarious grasp, as one might draw a shimmering ephemerid from the clutches of a web.....
There is a potential large benefit from the integration of a variety of systems in a way which allows a user to follow links pointing from one piece of information to another one. This forming of a web of information nodes rather than a hierarchical tree or an ordered list is the basic concept behind HyperText.
Tim Berners-Lee & Robert Cailliau (November 1990)
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John L. Stoddard
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