Reasons the Web Won't Survive the Decade

The Web has a lot of problems

  • HTML is too limited as a presentation format; Hypercard 10 years ago was much better
    	HTML+ is on the way
  • URLs are fixed descriptions; they become invalid when information is reorganized
    	URNs are in the works
  • Exponential Growth is going to overburden the most popular sites
    	perhaps caching, higher bandwidth networks and faster CPUs will

  • Carnegie Mellon Computer Science
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