NOTE: These browsers require that you have SLIP, PPP
or other TCP/IP networking on your PC. SLIP or PPP can be accomplished
over phone lines. You can do this one of two ways: using a
proper SLIP account, which requires the active cooperation of your
network provider or educational institution (see
guide to SLIP and PPP access; URL is <URL:http://access.digex.net/~hecker/>
; ), or using
The Internet Adapter or SLiRP, products
which simulate SLIP through your dialup Unix shell account.
only have non-Unix based dialup shell access, or have no PC
at home, your best option at this time is to run
Lynx on the VMS (or Unix, or...) system you call,
or telnet to a browser if you cannot do so.
NCSA Mosaic for Macintosh
- From NCSA. Full
featured. Available by anonymous FTP from
ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu in the directory Mac/Mosaic.
- From Netscape Communications Corp
(URL is <URL:http://home.netscape.com/info/index.html> ).
Downloads and displays images incrementally while you read pages,
which also display incrementally. Also supports tables in a standard manner,
in addition to many extensions to
HTML, not all of which conform to the
proposed standard. Netscape
is a commercial product but can be evaluated free of charge for 90
days by individuals.
Available by anonymous FTP from ftp.netscape.com in the
netscape subdirectory. See Netscape's web site for information
about mirror sites.
- From EINet.
Has features that Mosaic lacks; lacks some features that Mosaic has.
Available by anonymous FTP from ftp.einet.net in the
- Emacs w3-mode
A WWW browser for emacs. Runs under Xwindows, NeXTstep, VMS,
OS/2, Windows NT, Windows 3.1, AmigaDOS, or just about any
Unix system. Also has fonts, color, inline images, and mouse
support if using Lemacs, Epoch, or Emacs 19. Also works in
local mode under DOS and on the Macintosh.
Available by anonymous ftp from
ftp.cs.indiana.edu in the directory pub/elisp/w3.
- Enhanced Mosaic
Enhanced Mosaic, from Spyglass, Incorporated, is the commercial
version of NCSA Mosaic. Spyglass does not offer the browser
directly to the public; instead, they license it to various
OEMs. You can learn more about their licensing arrangements
and the existing licensees from the
Spyglass home page (URL is <URL:http://www.spyglass.com/> ).
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