Sunday, November 14, 2010

what a tangled mesh we weave

One idea was Mesh, “but it sounded a little too much like mess.”

Sir Tim Berners-Lee on the deliberation that he and colleague Robert Cailliau went through before they arrived on the name World Wide Web back in November of 1990, according to Ben Zimmer in today's New York Times Magazine.

Also under consideration and dismissed for being "too egocentric": Mine of Information, or MOI, along with The Information Mine or TIM.

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