Revised Introduction to HTML: 1995 Edition

The HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is an SGML application for marking up documents for inclusion in the World Wide Web. It, along with the World Wide Web were invented by Tim Berners-Lee of the CERN High Energy Particle Physics Laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland. HTML allows you to:

Publish documents to the Internet in a platform independent format

Create links to related works from your document

Include graphics and multimedia data with your document

Link to non-World Wide Web information resources on the Internet

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The HTML version is more current. It has been revised for 1995. It has some corrections, a table of contents, and a few more details on some elements.

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James Powell
Scholarly Communications Project, University Libraries
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University