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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Apache browser, anyone? :)
Date Wed, 29 May 1996 10:07:36 GMT
Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Mon, 27 May 1996 22:32:23 -0400
> From: Matthew James Marnell <>
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: apache-users mailing list 
> :>Well I think an Apache browser now could really change the web. 
> :>Porting to Windows will be done for completeness, but it's not a primary 
> :>scope since Apache has been designed for efficiency...  
> :>
> :>Apache is known as the best web server, and in conjunction with "its" 
> :>browser would really make Netscape sweat a lot!
> :>Unfortunately the Apache developers are too busy, I suppose, to start 
> :>now this project. There is Arena, now in beta, but it will never became as 
> :>popular as an "Apache browser" could be. 
> Not to muddy the waters, but I'm setting up an environment for developing
> a freeware browser built around Java(tm) that implement a lot of the
> things that the big 2 browser Co's and their pet standards committee
> (W3C) seem to have thrown by the wayside.
> I wasn't thinking of naming it Apache, more like Maia, but I wouldn't
> mind, when there is something to distribute, putting it up on the same
> sights as apache.  I was going to do this with Tcl/Tk and C libs,
> since they run on every platform (just about) now, but the overhead
> was too high.
> Matt

Well, I think it would be a Good Thing. Not so sure about a Java base,
though... C++ would be my choice...

Doubt whether I'd have any time for it beyond testing and the odd bugfix...



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