> Matt Cramer (cramer at unix01.voicenet.com) wrote:
> >No, he'll be sure to tell us again that he personally invented it.
> He never claimed to invent the internet.
"During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet." -Algore
I know that he doesn't think he invented it, but he certainly made a claim that is ambiguous at best and misleading at worst. It is no different than the article posted here pointing out similar statements by Little Bush.
> > but that
> >may not seem apparent if you think the internet was created in 1995 by
> Nobody does.
Most (l)users have no idea there was an internet before 1995, and think that the www *IS* the net. They don't think Algore invented it; that was just a little healthy feather ruffling by me.
BTW, Quayle invented the spellchecker.
-- Matt Cramer <cramer at voicenet.com> http://www.voicenet.com/~cramer/ The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.