CET meeting 05-06. 02. 2000. Budapest
Internet: Past, present, future


1990: A conscious effort was made to link in commercial and nonprofit information service providers, and this has also turned out to be useful.
ARPANET ceases to exist.
Countries connecting to NSFNET: Argentina (AR), Austria (AT), Belgium (BE), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Greece (GR), India (IN), Ireland (IE), Korea (KR), Spain (ES), Switzerland (CH).
Tim Berners-Lee starts work on a hypertext GUI browser+editor using the NeXTStep development environment. He makes up "WorldWideWeb" as a name for the program.

1991: Gopher released by Paul Lindner and Mark P. McCahill from the Univ of Minnesota.
PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) released by Philip Zimmerman.
World-Wide Web (WWW) released by CERN; Tim Berners-Lee developer (Look at later).
Countries connecting to NSFNET: Croatia (HR), Czech Republic (CZ), Hong Kong (HK), Hungary (HU), Poland (PL), Portugal (PT), Singapore (SG), South Africa (ZA), Taiwan (TW), Tunisia (TN).

So let's go to the beginnings of HTML!