Mosaic 4.0 for openVMS
Sue.Skonetski at VMSSoftware.com
Sat Feb 6 18:06:10 CST 2016
Can you please send me email I am going to check with the VMS Engineering Team. We have done a great deal of work in the Open Source space? Also have you tried Firefox on Alpha?
> On Feb 6, 2016, at 6:43 PM, Richard Loken <rlloken at telus.net> wrote:
> Gentlemen, I stumbled across a reference to Mosaic 4.0 for VMS dated 2006.
> I ran Mosaic on my VMS workstation around 1994 and had abandoned it long
> ago first for Netscape 3.0.3 and later for Seamonkey.
> I did not know that there was any development on Mosaic in recent decades
> I found Seamonkey to be glacially slow on AlphaServer 4100 "desktop" and
> so I have not attempted to do much web browsing on VMS in recent years.
> So... Is Mosaic 4.0 useful in 2016? Is it more useful than Seamonkey?
> Netscape? AFAIR, HP had a port of Firefox to IA64 VMS but not to Alpha,
> has anybody been so burdened with spare time that they have attempted
> to port firefox to Alpha or VAX VMS? Or any other web browser?
> I hope to attempt a port of the heritage version of nroff/troff to VMS
> some time in the next couple years (I think groff would be much more difficult). But that is a differant subject.
> Richard Loken VE6BSV, Systems Programmer - VMS : "...underneath those
> Athabasca University : tuques we wear, our
> Athabasca, Alberta Canada : heads are naked!"
> ** rlloken at telus.net ** : - Arthur Black
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