18 December 2006

Web 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.0 or whatever

People are people wherever they are, no?

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.
Instant Messaging.
Wireless access.

Via 2.Touch

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 [...]

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