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The web's first online bookmark manager [1997 snapshot]

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    piedpiper
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    Very cool. I often miss the old internet. I was still pretty young in 1997 so while I remember what the internet was like I definitely missed out on a lot. I found this old Washington Post article...

    Very cool. I often miss the old internet. I was still pretty young in 1997 so while I remember what the internet was like I definitely missed out on a lot. I found this old Washington Post article that talks a bit more about how it worked.

    3 votes
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      feigneddork
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      I definitely love the old internet! Especially memories of chunky Windows 9x "Submit"/"Clear" buttons appearing in forms in the pages as well as just the incredibly rudimentary visuals that come...

      I definitely love the old internet! Especially memories of chunky Windows 9x "Submit"/"Clear" buttons appearing in forms in the pages as well as just the incredibly rudimentary visuals that come about it due to lack of css/theming knowledge, so the styling is just minimal enough to allow the content to pull the users in.

      Just looking at this page makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside, and it's not because I'm a Microsoft fan: https://web.archive.org/web/19990203104923/http://www.microsoft.com/

      2 votes
      1. maniel
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        Remember tables based design? Also frames, not iframes a but frames

        Remember tables based design? Also frames, not iframes a but frames

        3 votes
    2. ImmobileVoyager
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      Great find, definitely a period piece ! BTW, this is the old WWW. The internet proper started in … well … estimates on the exact date may vary, but the Request for Comment #1 of April 1969 seems...

      Great find, definitely a period piece !

      BTW, this is the old WWW. The internet proper started in … well … estimates on the exact date may vary, but the Request for Comment #1 of April 1969 seems seminal. (Last one is #8989)

      1 vote