The original proposal of the WWW, HTMLized
A hand conversion to HTML of the original MacWord (or Word for Mac?) document written in March 1989 and later redistributed unchanged apart from the date added in May 1990. Provided for historical interest only. The diagrams are a bit dotty, but available in versioins linked below. The text has not been changed, even to correct errors such as misnumbered figures or unfinished references. This document was an attempt to persuade CERN management that a global hypertext system was in CERN's interests. Other versions which are available are: ©Tim Berners-Lee 1989, 1990, 1996, 1998. This proposal concerns the management of general information about accelerators and experiments at CERN. Overview Many of the discussions of the future at CERN and the LHC era end with the question - ªYes, but how will we ever keep track of such a large project? Losing Information at CERN CERN is a wonderful organisation. A problem, however, is the high turnover of people. Where is this module used? Fig 1. Fig 2.
Related: 7.5. Internet history