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Task Discussion

  • klaus   Aug. 17, 2011, 4:27 a.m.
    • It was in the first place a military reaction of the US to the Sputnik shock. They funded an organisation to built up an "undestroyable" network for communication.


    • military, but soon followed by research/university needs


    • VoIP, Multimedia


    • Webstandards are features that are implemented in a standardized, recommondated way in a browser. They are important for developers to built on a defined set of rules and for customers/users to see content in the intended way across different browsers.
  • Patrick Boyer   Aug. 15, 2011, 1:32 p.m.

    How was the Internet funded?  


    For whom was the Internet first developed?


    What are some ways in which the Internet and WorldWideWeb extended?

    VoIP, Video Teleconferencing

    What are Web Standards? Are they important?

    protocols keep everyone on the same page which allows for interoperability


  • joe palmer   Aug. 15, 2011, 1:36 p.m.
    In Reply To:   Patrick Boyer   Aug. 15, 2011, 1:32 p.m.

    They are posting.