TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
Subject:Re: Web vs. web? From:Susan Kocher <sukoch -at- CATHER -dot- UNX -dot- SAS -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 2 Apr 1998 13:56:15 GMT
In article <3523781C -dot- AE8C3E44 -at- brandle -dot- com -dot- au>, Michael Lewis
<lewism -at- BRANDLE -dot- COM -dot- AU> writes:
>What's happening here is, subliminally, a distinction between "the Web"
>and "a web". "Publishing to (or on) the Web" means making the document
>available via the WWW; "dynamic web reports" can be published to (or on)
>the Web or your local intraweb;
"Intraweb"??? That's a new one on me. Is there such a term?
>BTW, is publishing on the Web the same as publishing to the Web? I think
>not. Publishing *to* the Web refers to the process of uploading;
>publishing *on* the Web refers to use of the Web as a distribution
I'll publish my summary shortly, folks. Thanks for all the helpful
discussion, and there's still time to get your two cents in.