Without free software, there would have been no Web

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And open -- that is, non-proprietary -- standards, too. No secret blend of herbs and spices here. We'd certainly no Web as we know it. Not even close.

Today is the sixteenth anniversary of the deed of software by CERN -- "the supercollider people" -- for the software that makes the Web work.

Here's the "birth certificate".

The BBC marked the anniversary last year. I think that observation bears repeating.

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