Why the Web is Called the World Wide Web

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Berners-Lee, the creator of the Web, chose the name “World Wide Web” because he wanted to emphasize that, in this global hypertext system, anything could link to anything else.  Alternative names he considered were: “Mine of Information” (Moi); “The Information Mine” (Tim); and “Information Mesh” (which was discarded as it looked too much like “Information Mess”)

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  • The image and the text version is not related.

    • @Hendra: Thanks for pointing it out. I’ve fixed it. 🙂