Entries published on January 24, 2007
A chronicle of the Ages of the Web
Sometime pretty soon (in fact, in the very next thing I write), I’m going to need some consistent way to refer to different periods in the history of the Web. I don’t know of any widely-accepted chronology for this, and I especially don’t know of any which really fits with the sort of references I’m going to need to make, so, with apologies to J.R.R. Tolkien, I present my own chronicle, derived from one too many nights of having re-read The Lord of the Rings when I should have been working on a site.
Please keep in mind that this is by no means intended to be comprehensive or even all that accurate; it’s merely here so I can refer back to it later when I want to talk about different periods of history and have people understand what I’m trying to say. Also, I’ll likely be fleshing this out as …