now he tells us …

Posted: October 14, 2009 in Uncategorized

The forward slashes at the beginning of internet addresses have long annoyed net users and now the man behind them has apologised for using them. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, has confessed that the // in a web address were actually “unnecessary”, according to a story on the BBC.


  1. Tryangle says:

    Wow. Didn’t know that the two slashes were such an annoyance. Shoot more annoying is file names with spaces in them, so their url comes out having a bunch of %20s all over the place. That to me is far worse…

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