Is the familiar old HTTP on the way out?
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol, the mode of communication that has propelled the “information age” to infect every sector of life in developed nations, has served us well. But leave it to Google to propose its replacement.
No telling whether the company’s idea will actually take hold; these kinds of things are more of a public project than a private endeavor.
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