Posts Tagged ‘tim berners-lee’

The First Web Server

Some folks on reddit have been on a quest to find the first web server. As in the one announced by Tim Berners-Lee himself in 1991. ** History: ** 2 Oct 90 Written TBL. Include filenames for VM from RTB. Several hundred lines of code that changed the world. Simply amazing if you really think […]

The Web As We Know It Is Being Threatened

From Scientific American: The Web as we know it, however, is being threatened in different ways. Some of its most successful inhabitants have begun to chip away at its principles. Large social-networking sites are walling off information posted by their users from the rest of the Web. Wireless Internet providers are being tempted to slow […]

Copyright Office Compatibility Update

Macworld notes that the W3C objects to the Copyright Office Browser Compatibility plan (I mentioned this a few weeks ago). There are two particular quotes I wanted to share: While stressing that the W3C is not criticizing Internet Explorer, the W3C officials said the office would be placing limitations on users of the Mac OS, […]