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Another browser...

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 05:16:21 -0500 (EST)
To: WAI EO <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0003030515210.8284-100000@tux.w3.org>
Perhaps not the most fully-featured browser...

Charles McCN

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> I have recently switched to WannaBe <http://mindstory.com/wb2/, a text
> only browser, as my default browser
> It's author, David T. Pierson, explains that
> <Pierson>
> WannaBe is written to be lean and fast.  The aim in writing WannaBe was
> to create a full-featured browser.  Rather, I wanted a browser that
> me to read my favorite web pages each morning without gobbling up several
> megabytes of RAM (WannaBe requires 2M) and without wasting time waiting
> tables to render.  It is quite limited in that it doesn't support images,
> tables, forms, bookmarks, cookies and several other features.  But it does
> support the HTTP 1.1 "Host:" header, proxy servers, links to frames and
> images, multiple threads, and copying of text.
> </Pierson>
> It's super quick and if I find a page, which I rarely do, that actually
> needs the fancy stuff (ie where the graphics or scripting does something
> useful instead of only decorative), I can switch to Netscape.
Received on Friday, 3 March 2000 05:16:22 UTC

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