Thursday, November 30, 2006


Nothing on the Internet is ever new

Even threaded conversations, the stand-out feature of email and Usenet, existed before them. Or so this account of the 150-year-old periodical Notes and Queries states.

Worth keeping in mind when people praise Wikipedia as original and innovative.

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