Re: Evolutionary question

Andrew McRae (
Tue, 21 Nov 1995 16:56:41 -0500

[ Russell Holt wrote: ]
>These days, the term "World Wide Web" refers to what exactly? The collection
>of HTML documents accessible via the Internet? HTML docs + HTTP + CGI ?
>(or, excuse me, "network resources")... Is "The Web" separate
>from or an integral part of a browser's view of it?

Back in the days when was the place to get definitive
information about the Web, it had one major page which described the Web
as basically HTML + HTTP, and another which described the Web as "the
universe of network-accessible information".

I don't think the precise meaning of the term has become any clearer
since then.


Andrew McRae <>