Strangely enough, the web took off very much as a publishing medium, in which people edited offline. Bizarely, they were prepared to edit the funny angle brackets of HTML source, and didn’t demand a what you see is what you get editor. WWW was soon full of lots of interesting stuff, but not a space for communal design, for discource through communal authorship.
So this is for all the people who have been saying I ought to have a blog. —Tim Berners-Lee —So I have a blog (timbl’s blog)
Tim Berners-Lee is the inventor of the World Wide Web.