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ANNOUNCE: NCSA X Mosaic 2.6b1 Released

From: Dave Thompson <davet@ncsa.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 1995 01:09:26 -0500
Message-Id: <9504060609.AA11463@void.ncsa.uiuc.edu>
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org
NCSA X Mosaic version 2.6b1 is now available for beta testing.
Binaries and source are available from 


Improvements to 2.6b1

 o Inline JPEGs are supported. 
 o mailto URLs are supported. 
 o Improved Usenet support, including threaded newsgroup listings and article
 o Common Client Interface now supports POST to server, 
   SEND BROWSERVIEW and QUIT browser protocol functionality. 
 o PostScript printing and saving optionally includes URL and page number as
   page header. 
 o Minimal group annotation support. Set the annotationServer resource
   to the URL of your CGI annotation server. 
 o The URL text field is now editable. Pressing Enter within the text 
   field causes Mosaic to open the displayed URL. 
 o Load to local disk can now be activated on a one-time basis by holding down
   the shift key while clicking on a hyperlink. 
 o HTTP header Accept now lists only */* instead of a long string of MIME
 o HTTP header Referer now contains a document's parent URL (for hyperlinks
   that are clicked-on with the mouse pointer, only). 
   NCSA httpd 1.4 can log the Referer field. 
 o HTTP header User-Agent now uses a slightly different format, for
   consistency with other platforms: 

    User-Agent: NCSA Mosaic/2.6b1 (X11; SunOS 4.1.3 sun4m) libwww/2.12 modified

 o Code has been Saber tested. 

Have a nice day...
Received on Thursday, 6 April 1995 02:13:08 UTC

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