Tuesday, May 23, 2006

WWW

The Internet and the World Wide Web are not synonymous. The Internet comprises the Web, e-mail, as well as a variety of other "things" (e.g. FTP).

By the way, the whole comprises the parts. It would be incorrect to say that "The Internet is comprised of the Web..."

1 Comments:

Blogger cjj said...

Thank you!! (Re: comprise) I'm dismayed this has become acceptable in Webster's, but not surprised. Its misuse annoys me to no end.

8:38 PM  

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