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The Latest Web Developments

This page contains access to a paper on "The Latest Web Developments" by Brian Kelly which was presented at the IRISS (Internet Research and Information for Social Scientists) 1998 conference.

Note the IRUSS 1998 Web site is not longer available. However a copy is available on the Internet Archive.



The paper is available from the University of Bath institutional repository.

The Latest Web Developments
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Citation Details

The Latest Web Developments, Kelly, B. IRISS 2008 Conference, Bristol, 25-27 March 1998


This paper outlines some of the latest World Wide Web developments, in particular standards which are emerging from W3C, the World Wide Web Consortium. The paper gives an overview of the architectural components of the Web, summarise their deficiencies and describe how these deficiencies are being addressed.

The paper should be of interest to people involved in developing applications and services on the Web and anyone who has a general interest in future developments of the Web.