Markup language with hypertext capabilities 

for HyperText Markup Language.

Tim Berners-Lee, CERN, 1990 -

Markup language used by the World Wide Web. Partial subset of SGML, with addition of hypertextual actions. Now run by W3C at MIT.

Related languages
SGML => HTML   Spec written in
SGML => HTML   Subset
HTML => LAML   Extension of
HTML => XML   Evolution of

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  • Berners-Lee, Tim; Cailliau, Robert; Groff, Jean-François, Pollermann, Bernd "World-Wide Web: Information Universe", Electronic Publishing: Research, Applications and Policy, April 1992 view details
  • Berners-Lee T.J., et al, "The World Wide Web", Communications of the ACM, August 1994. view details
  • Berners-Lee, Tim WWW: Past, Present, and Future. IEEE Computer 29(10): 69-77 (1996) view details
  • Berners-Lee, Tim "World-Wide Computer" CACM 40(2): 57-58 (1997) view details
  • Berners-Lee, Tim with Mark Fischetti, "Weaving the Web" Harper San Francisco view details
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings H85 view details