Top 10 reasons why it should be called “web 7.0″ or something similar
Incredibly, people are thinking this is the first big, huge, jump from what we had - but guess what? It’s not the first time.
Top ten things that changed long before anybody even knew of “Web 2.0″:
We went from ARPANET to the Internet.
We went from bulletin boards and a protocol called “gopher” to webpages and http.
We started using Hypertext Markup Language.
We started using XML & CSS instead of plain HTML.
Development of TCP/IP.
DNS instead of plain IP addresses.
Unicode instead of plain DOS text.
The Top Ten differences between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 by ZDNet's David Berlind -- I'm not a big believer in Web 2.0. Your opinion may differ, but the word "Web" is a fancy catch-all phrase for the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP, the protocol used for transferring information between a Web server and your Web browser) and the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML, the markup language that tells your browser how [...]