On 12th November 1990 The World Wide Web was first proposed by CERN computer scientists Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau.
Berners-Lee found an enthusiastic supporter in his colleague and fellow hypertext enthusiast Robert Cailliau who began to promote the proposed system throughout CERN. Berners-Lee and Cailliau pitched Berners-Lee’s ideas to the European Conference on Hypertext Technology in September 1990, but found no vendors who could appreciate his vision.
With help from Cailliau Berners-Lee published a more formal proposal on 12 November 1990 to build a “hypertext project” called World Wide Web (abbreviated “W3”) as a “web” of “hypertext documents” to be viewed by “browsers” using a client–server architecture
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