You know the internet has become mainstream when...

Tom Worthington
Thu, 24 Oct 1996 08:37:12 +1000

At 11:00 AM 23/10/96 +1000, George Michaelson wrote:

>Now all we have to do is campaign to get the AWFUL eponymous www 
>removed from the front of any URL. just think how many terabytes we 
>can save on the  backbones by removing just 3 letters...

It will also help with merchandizing: I had a lot of trouble having a URL
embroidered on clothing, as the computerized embroidering machines didn't
have / or ~ and were limited to 32 characters. Even then there is a syntax
error in the prototype I have been wearing for the last month, no one
spotted it on the Web photos or TV report. Special prize to the first one
who does.  ;-)

Tom Worthington <> President, Australian Computer
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