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The first Web, the World Wide Web as envisioned by pioneers such as Tim Berners-Lee and Marc Andreessen in the early 1990s, was a human-to-machine (H2M) interface. The technology allowed a human using a special program, a Web browser, to access content posted on the Internet. The new protocol, known as the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), was created along with a data format, the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). HTML-formatted documents support the notion of Universal Resource Locators (URLs). URLs are pointers to other documents posted on the Internet, including pictures, application files, or other HTML documents. The aggregation of all documents in the Internet linked together by URLs leads to the World Wide Web metaphor. During the 1990s, the Web morphed into a front end for enterprise applications and resulted in a self-service model that is quite pervasive ... (more)