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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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WWW: World Wide Web

The World Wide Web (WWW, W3, or the Web) provides a unified, interconnected interface to the vast amount of information stored on computers around the world. The idea that created the World Wide Web came from the mind of Tim Berners-Lee of the European Particle Physics Laboratory (CERN) in response to a need to improve communications throughout the High Energy Physics community. The first generation was a notebook program named Enquire, short for “Enquire Within Upon Everything” (the name of a book from his childhood), that he created in 1980 and that provided for links to be made between named nodes. It was not until 1989 that the concept was proposed as a global hypertext project to be known as the World Wide Web. In 1990 ...

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