Issue No. 03 - May/June (1998 vol. 15)
Horowitz describes how Web technology can offer a relatively painless way to extend the life of legacy systems, which are, by definition, both fragile and valuable. The Web can give aging applications a modern graphical interface, deliver them to employees' desktops regardless of platform, and grant access to databases distributed across the enterprise.
Ellis Horowitz, "Guest Editor's Introduction: Migrating Software to the World Wide Web", IEEE Software, vol. 15, no. , pp. 18-21, May/June 1998, doi:10.1109/MS.1998.676714