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(LIBrary World Wide Web) A library of open source routines for writing Web applications under Unix and Windows from the W3C. Originally developed by Tim Berners-Lee, it provides HTTP, FTP, HTML, XML and other functions for client applications. Browsers, bots and many popular utilities have used libwww.
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When the World Wide Web first emerged in 1990 (Cailliau, 1995) one of the first text-only web browsers was WorldWideWeb and libwww.
The most important of these by far was the World Wide Web (the http protocol, the HTML mark-up language, and implementations of both servers, such as libwww, and clients, such as Mosaic and Netscape).
1 implementations: the libwww client sample code library, by Henrik Frystyk Nielsen was used to demonstrate many early designs; and Jigsaw, W3C's Web server, implemented by Yves Lafon, Benoit Mahe, and Anselm Baird-Smith (now at Sun) implements both a normal server as well as a proxy server.