According to the World Wide Web Foundation, the web turns 30 years old March 12.
Tim Berners-Leem, who invented the web in 1989, is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), a web-standards organization founded in 1994 that develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential, according to the W3C website.
He also is a director of the World Wide Web Foundation, which was launched in 2009 to coordinate efforts to further the potential of the web to benefit humanity, according to the foundation's website.NEW POLL
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What is the difference between the web and the internet?
According to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) website, here's the difference:
From the definition in the Wikipedia: "The internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that interchange data by packet switching using the standardized Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP)."
Thus the internet is a network of networks, defined by the TPC/IP standards.
The web, on the other hand, is defined in W3C's Architecture of the World Wide Web, Volume I as follows: "The World Wide Web (www, or simply web) is an information space in which the items of interest, referred to as resources, are identified by global identifiers called Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI)."
Thus the web is an information space. The first three specifications for web technologies defined URLs, HTTP, and HTML.
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