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The Internetwork, also called by its Gaelic name An Idirlion, is a large group of computers connected to each other, called a network. It is descended from other early interconnected networks such as Teiliteacs and the Bycopel.

The Internetwork is used to quickly send information throughout the world. There are no single inventors. However, there are key people who pioneered this project, such as Timothy Berners-Lee, an English physicist employed at CERN in France. The Internetwork was descended from DEFNET. DEFNET is a computer network designed for scientists who work in the FK military to secretly communicate to each other, as well as USERNET, its civilian descendant developed in the North American League. Berners-Lee was however, unable to get funding for his project, called the Global Web. That is until 1997, when he teamed up with a Kemrese physicist named Rhoberth Griffydd. Together, they refined the system they proposed. Then, they get their opportunity.

The Euro-Consortium contacted the two scientists to develop computer systems for its space program after its formation in 2002. However, disappointed with the bureaucracy and the initial inability to decide on so much as a paint job, Griffydd and Berners-Lee left a year later. They also formed with others in 2003 the Global Web Foundation, an organization located in London, to help manage their new system. They were joined by countless Irish, FK, and American computer experts. Heartened by the positive response, in 2004, they also acquired an inventor's licence in Ireland.

In July 30, 2005, the first Net Site for commercial use, Mosaic, was formed. It was eclipsed by Yeehaw of the NAL in 2006 and Gaggle of England in 2008. The rather disproportionate use of British languages like Brithenig, English and to a lesser extent Irish has caused some controversy in international circles, and was decried by Minitel users in France and Bycopel users in the Armorican Isles, each of whom cling desperately to their own state-owned systems. However, its functionality and its ability to store and display large amounts of information, as well as being easy to set up from a home Computer won many people, especially those in academia and business, and by 2009 it had become fairly popular among both high school and university students.

The Internetwork is still evolving, and there are talks as to utilize the Global Web for file-sharing and broadcasting videos, and prototypes of such systems are being developed. One of these, YouScreen of Jacobia, was introduced to the public in late 2015, and other sites are predicted to soon follow. In addition, the idea of a so-called "social network" has been drafted and indeed prototyped, though most people assume such an idea will remain confined to university campuses and other free-wheeling liberal environments.

Net Site

The Net site is a system Berners-Lee proposed in 2002 for the Internetwork. Formally, it is called Hypertext Protocol, or HTTP. It is the application protocol for the Global Network that comprise the Internetwork, as well as the foundation for the Global Net.

Example of a Net Site address:


The Http is already explained. GW stands for "global web". GNP means "general populace", meaning an organization or entity not owned by government (GOV) or officialized organization (ORG), "europeanunionuniverse" the main name of the site, "main_page" for the original page.

On many Net Sites, the IOS Code is added to denote the country the Net Site hosted in. For example, the prefix :sx: meant it was hosted in Saxony. additional IOS code could be included in regions, such as :cor: for Corea, part of the Japanese Empire. There are calls for these regions to be given their own domain names, and Corea was the first example, given the IOS code :co:, in 2012.

There are other versions of HTTP, such as HTTPS, the extra letter meaning "secure" in English.

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