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Subject: World Wide Web Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Introduction

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Archive-name: www/faq/intro Last-modified: 1996/4/18
World Wide Web FAQ Copyright 1994, 1995, Thomas Boutell Introduction There are several World Wide Web newsgroups, and each of the groups has its own Frequently Asked Questions posting (except for comp.infosystems.www.advocacy). IMPORTANT: A set of answers to introductory web questions can be found in the newsgroup comp.infosystems.www.misc. If you do not have web access yet, please go to that newsgroup and read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) posting of that group first. This posting is only a pointer. THE HYPERTEXT VERSION IS MUCH MORE COMPREHENSIVE. If you have web access, you will want to use it. The complete FAQ is available from several sites. If you can, you will want to access it through the web. Use the site closest to you in the language you prefer (non-English sites are marked); * Boutell.Com, Inc., western United States (North America): <URL:http://www.boutell.com/faq/> * DBasics Software Company, western United States (North America): <URL:http://www.dbasic.com/users_group/wwwfaq> * Compusult Inc., California, USA (North America): <URL:http://www.compusult.nf.ca/WWW_FAQ/index.htm> * Seton Hall University, eastern United States (North America): <URL:http://www.shu.edu/about/WWWFaq/> * United States Military Academy, West Point (North America): <URL:http://www.usma.edu/mirror/WWW/faq/> * Oxford University, UK (Europe): <URL:http://info.ox.ac.uk/help/wwwfaq/index.html> * Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland (Europe, in Polish): <URL:http://www.put.poznan.pl/hypertext/Internet/faq/www/www_pl.htm> * Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland (Europe, in English): <URL:http://www.put.poznan.pl/hypertext/Internet/faq/www/www_en.htm> * New Software Technologies Service, Austria (Europe): <URL:http://nswt.tuwien.ac.at:8000/htdocs/boutell/> * Astronomical Observatory of Padova, Italy (Europe): <URL:http://www.pd.astro.it/faqes/www/> * University of Jan Evangelista Purkyne, Czech Republic (Europe): <URL:http://sun.ujep.cz/wwwfaq/> * University of Oviedo, Spain (Europe): <URL:http://www3.uniovi.es/~rivero/WWW/faq/> * Glocom, Japan (Asia): <URL:http://www.glocom.ac.jp/mirror/sunsite.unc.edu/boutell/faq/> * The University of Melbourne (Australia/Pacific): <URL:http://www.unimelb.edu.au/public/www-faq/> * Telstra Corporation, Australia (Australia/Pacific): <URL:http://www.telstra.com.au/docs/www-faq/> * Internex Online, Toronto, Canada (North America): <URL:http://www.io.org/faq/www/> * Communications Vir, Montreal, Canada (North America): <URL:http://www.vir.com/WWWfaq/index.html> * Community Access Canada, University of New Brunswick, Canada (North America): <URL:http://cnet.unb.ca/www/faq/> * Island Internet, British Columbia, Canada (North America): <URL:http://www.island.net/help/faq/www_faq/> * Acer Inc., Taipei, Taiwan (Asia, in Chinese): <URL:http://www.acer.net/document/cwwwfaq/> * Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (Asia): <URL:http://www.sinica.edu.tw/www/faq/boutell/index.htm> * Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics, Darmstadt, Germany: <URL:http://www.igd.fhg.de/www/documents/servers/mirrors/www-faq/> * Mikomtek, CSIR (South Africa): <URL:http://www.mikom.csir.co.za/faq/www/index.htm> * Michael Babcock at www.feldspar.com (Ontario, Canada): <URL:http://www.feldspar.com/~mbabcock/WWW_FAQ/> If you can, consult the hypertext version; it's much more complete! - Tom Boutell, maintainer, WWW Frequently Asked Questions