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RE: Browser Question

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 09:23:57 -0400
Message-ID: <01BF1ED2.7FE458A0.bbailey@clark.net>
To: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charles@w3.org>, Glenda Watson Hyatt <Glenda@eaglecom.bc.ca>
Cc: WAI Interest Group Emailing List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Okay, I hate Microsoft as much as the next guy, but installing Linux on an 
ongoing hodgepodge collection of 486's can't be anything but masochism!

Sadly, I must confess to having to support a number of Win 3.1 machines, 
including a few with Internet access.

I recommend the "full install" version 3.03 of Internet Explorer, which 
includes a TCP/IP stack and dialer.  Personally, I preferred Netscape 
Navigator 2.02 and 3.04 over IE 3.02, but Netscape never bundled a public 
domain dialer with their Win/WfW 3x stuff (one can use the MS IE dialer 
though).  You can get IE 3.03 at (long) URL:

On Monday, October 25, 1999 3:19 AM, Charles McCathieNevile 
[SMTP:charles@w3.org] wrote:
> An alternative is to install linux, an X window system, and then you can
> probably use an up to date version of Netscape or Mozilla.
> Charles McCN
>   On Sun, 24 Oct 1999, Glenda Watson Hyatt wrote:
>     Hi folks,
>     I have a question regarding browsers, but non-accessibility related.
>     What browser, preferably graphical, would you recommend for a 486 
>     Windows 3.1?  And, more importantly, where might I find said drivers?
>     A group of small businesses have joined forces and are salvaging old
>     computers, refurbishing them and giving them to people with 
>     who otherwise couldn't afford them.  Without access to computers, 
>     to the web is a moot point.
>     Thanks.
>     Cheers,
>     Glenda
Received on Monday, 25 October 1999 10:20:32 UTC

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