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- To: "Costello, Roger L." <email@example.com>,<firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] [Watchers of the Web] The evolving form of information on the Web?
- From: "Bullard, Claude L \(Len\)" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 10:15:01 -0500
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] [Watchers of the Web] The evolving form of information on the Web?
If unproven local observations have significance, HTML dominates but PDF
is the quickest growing newcomer of that class. Images are the biggest
consumer of bandwidth in all formats. Real time 3D is steadily
increasing but the cost of creating and owning it is still a barrier.
On the other hand, as an integrating format, it has the best chance of
unseating the incumbents.
From: Costello, Roger L. [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
I just want to know the state of the Web today, with respect to
the use of content types. For example, 15 years ago HTML was clearly
the dominate content type of the Web. Is that true today? Has a shift
occurred? Perhaps other content types have nudged out HTML for top
ranking? I want a "content type snapshot" each year so that I can see
how the Web is evolving. I want to be a Watcher of the Web's evolution.
To be a Watcher, I need hard, concrete data.
Okay, that's what I am seeking; that's my objective. How do I obtain