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Re: May be an error in "2 Introduction to HTML 4.0"

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 16:23:28 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20031231.162328.74724100.mimasa@w3.org>
To: justin.wang@motorola.com
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org

Wang Justin-w20214 <justin.wang@motorola.com> wrote:

> Is it an error in HTML 4.0 specification document?
> The origin text is 
> "
> 2.1 What is the World Wide Web?
> The World Wide Web (Web) is a network of information resources. The Web relies on three mechanisms to make these resources readily available to the widest possible audience: 
> "
> What I think is that the "World Wide Web (Web)" should be changed to "World Wide Web (WWW)".

This is not an error.  The HTML 4 specification uses the term "Web" to
refer to the "World Wide Web" throughout the document, and this text
explains that usage.

Regards,
-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Wednesday, 31 December 2003 02:23:29 UTC

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