File spoon-archives/avant-garde.archive/avant-garde_1999/avant-garde.9902, message 23


Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 14:45:20 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: notart


On Sun, 21 Feb 1999, Gerald O'Connell wrote:

> telephone network... the only 'new' thing involved is TCP/IP and HTML as
> the envelope for marked up layout and as a container for interactive and
> multimedia routines.
> 

The internet can support a lot of different technologies and is not just
restricted to the WWW. 

Regarding the latter, lets not forget the use of JavaScript and other
scripting languages (e.g., VBscript) that allow for programming of HTML
and control of the browser; and, CGI and languages like Perl that allow
for dynamic interaction with a server-side applications. 

I think there's actually a lot of new things, and more coming.


George


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