Veronica served the same purpose as Archie, but it worked on plain text files.
Soon another user interface name Jughead appeared with the same purpose as Veronica, both of these were used for files sent via Gopher, which was created as an Archie alternative by Mark Mc Cahill at the University of Minnesota in 1991.
He authored a 56 page book called A Theory of Indexing which does a great job explaining many of his tests upon which search is still largely based.
Tom Evslin posted a blog entry about what it was like to work with Mr. Ted Nelson created Project Xanadu in 1960 and coined the term hypertext in 1963.
With help from Robert Cailliau he built a prototype system named Enquire.
After leaving CERN in 1980 to work at John Poole's Image Computer Systems Ltd., he returned in 1984 as a fellow.
His teams at Harvard and Cornell developed the SMART informational retrieval system.
Salton’s Magic Automatic Retriever of Text included important concepts like the vector space model, Inverse Document Frequency (IDF), Term Frequency (TF), term discrimination values, and relevancy feedback mechanisms.
It was also the world's first Web directory, since Berners-Lee maintained a list of other Web sites apart from his own.
In 1994, Berners-Lee founded the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology..
The first search engine created was Archie, created in 1990 by Alan Emtage, a student at Mc Gill University in Montreal.
The original intent of the name was "archives," but it was shortened to Archie.
There is still conflict surrounding the exact reasons why Project Xanadu failed to take off.