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Re: anwser : how ThirdVoice works with IE

From: Adrian Mark Heilbut <adrian.heilbut@utoronto.ca>
Date: Tue, 05 Oct 1999 04:05:07 -0400
Message-ID: <37F9B133.AB77C38@utoronto.ca>
To: www-annotation@w3.org, Laurent.Denoue@univ-savoie.fr
Apparently ThirdVoice for Netscape works as a proxy server.  It sits between you
and the net, and adds the javascript (or even applets?) that provide the
TV interface.

There was a thread about this a  couple of weeks ago at http://www.scripting.com.
There has been a lot of discussion about ThirdVoice there, much of it critical, but
it makes very interesting read.

The discussion of how the new version works is at

Despite the fact that Third Voice is such a mess, I still think a local mediator
(even one approximated by a proxy) is the most promising architechture for
implementing these kinds of applications...


Laurent Denoue wrote:

> Hello,
> I've posted a question several days ago, about how ThirdVoice worked in Internet
> Explorer.
> They are using Band Objects, like the Search Bar or History bar (you can display
> them under View - Explorer Bar...).
> For the Netscape Version of ThirdVoice, you need to get the lastest version of
> Netscape (4.7) and with it I
> was able to download ThirdVoice.
> (but I couldn't login because Javascript is disabled in my Netscape, and
> ThirdVoice said I only need to enable
> it to work well.. I didn't try since then).
> The question now is : how does it work with Netscape ?????
> Laurent.
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