[LINK] The first web page?

Stephen Loosley stephenloosley at outlook.com
Fri Aug 6 19:20:05 AEST 2021

>> “Today is the World Wide Web's 30th birthday On 6 Aug 1991, Tim Berners-Lee published the first page, and changed the world. (info.cern.ch)”
>> Ref https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/oyufbd/today_is_the_world_wide_webs_30th_birthday_on_6/
>> The actual web page  http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html
> Also: https://home.cern/science/computing/birth-web/short-history-web

Roger writes,

> I betcha CERN had to recreate the directory-tree but.
> (But Brewster Kahle's archive.org might throw some light on that).


Yes, and because the waybackmachine’s first archive visit to the page and directory on 1st Dec the 1998 looks quite similar indeed to the current page claimed as the first web page, I’d say it probably is anyway. Or the closest thing.

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