Especially at the atrocious lunch buffet at the W3C Technical Plenary?

“Aren’t you Tim Berners-Lee?” I asked the man with no nametag who was clearly the inventor of the Web.

He “humorously” denied it, saying he’s actually Tom’s brother.

“I just wanted to thank you for… existing,” I said. But he interrupted my punchline by saying “Oh, you’re not allowed to do that!” and waving me off and backing away.

“You missed my punchline,” I told him.

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