Re: [NTO] Digest Number 100
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Alle 13.45 Tuesday 05/09/2000 +1000, Martin Harrison ha mandato a Marco
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>I'd be interested to know why you refer to Tim Berners-Lee as the "ideator" of
>the Web and not as the creator.
Oh, I see his home page telling he's the "inventor".
Must correct my notes: thanks for the advice!
This is because I see Tim as Gutenberg: Gutenberg don't "create" the print
(even Sumers made prints) but only a new smart method to reuse characters:
And Tim gather togheter in a smart way many existing concepts about text,
hypertext and Internet, so I see him more as "ideator" than a "creator".
Speaking about Gutemberg remember me one of my old hobbies: to collect old
books (1600 and later: 1400's and 1500's are too expensive!).
The most useful book I find was the "Manuale Tipografico" (typographic
manual) by G.B. Bodoni, written in 1788-1818: his rules are still good for
More about Bodoni at