Tuesday, May 23, 2006


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..."


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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