Example from Tim Berners-Lee:
Cool URIs don't change.
It is the the duty of a Webmaster to allocate URIs which you will be able to stand by in 2 years, in 20 years, in 200 years.
Legend has it that every new technology is first used for something related to sex or pornography. That seems to be the way of humankind.
Anyone who slaps a ‘this page is best viewed with Browser X’ label on a Web page appears to be yearning for the bad old days, before the Web, when you had very little chance of reading a document written on another computer, another word processor, or another network.