World-Wide Web Worm

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World-Wide Web Worm definition

World-Wide Web
(WWWW) One of the first automatic indexing tools for the World-Wide Web, being developed in September 1994 by Oliver McBryan at the University of Colorado. The worm created a database of 300000 multimedia objects which can be obtained or searched for keywords via the WWW.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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