i’m reading some old web pages
here is the distributed source code for WorldWideWeb
it has a readme which says, among other things:
THIS FILE IS A VERY ABRIDGED VERSION OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE WEB. IF IN DOUBT, READ THE WEB DIRECTLY.
It has a short history of Hypertext from 1991
If hypertext is one word, shouldn’t
.hml files? and then windows wouldn’t have had a
extension length problem either, and we wouldn’t have need
.htm files. hmm.
here’s a list of ways you can help supprt the web: http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/Helping.html
One of the bugs listed is that there aren’t any really smart intelligent search algorithms. I wonder if Tim regrets that wish. the suggestion here of referring to things like google search as a “knowbot” is adorable and sad
Recursive index and link tracing, Just think…
this document makes me feel doomed