Serves to get a feel of how the Internet was at the time:
"(Yahoo) lists over 55,000 sites and receives (snip) 250,000 users"
It also serves as an example to enterpreneurs:
"Not wishing to sell Yahoo to the various corporations that expressed interest they found venture capital, took a leave from Stanford, and went for the brass ring. They now devote their full time to Yahoo as the traffic continues to increase."
Indeed, Tattam's work was more revolutionary than the people at the time expected.