Carl Malamud: Internet Talk Radio, flame of the Internet. This is Geek of the Week and we’re talking today with Bob Hinton, who’s manager of Internet engineering at Sun Microsystems. That’s the group that comes up with the TCP/IP code that’s in your SPARCstation. He’s also the Area Director of routing for the Internet Engineering …read the full transcript.
Web standards are a collection of intangibles that we collectively agree to be true. They’re our stories. They’re our collective, consensus reality. They’re what web browsers agree to implement and what we agreed to use. The Web is agreement.