NeXTSTEP 3.3 Web Browser
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Thu Nov 12 11:38:03 CST 2015
On 2015-11-11 11:49 PM, Kyle Owen wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 8:50 PM, Tapley, Mark <mtapley at swri.edu> wrote:
>> You know about the Lighthouse Design suite of applications, right?
>> Presentation, spreadsheet, word processor, drawing program, etc.
>> Don’t forget the license strings.
> No, but thanks! Looks like good stuff. I've got NeXTTeX installed on here,
> but without a lot of the LaTeX extensions, I'm feeling a little
> underwhelmed with its capabilities. :)
A complete TeX distribution should be well within the reach of NeXT (and
there are no real obstacles to a port). I ran it on much smaller
hardware even before NEXTSTEP 3.3 was current.
> I was able to get it online here at the house. ...
> Also trying to get SSL working better with OmniWeb. I still can't go to
> Gmail from it as it's complaining about cookie issues, and other sites,
> like reddit.com, fail to load altogether. :(
Gmail is a bit optimistic, or are you only aiming at "basic HTML"?
Many sites no longer support browsers that are only a few years old
(e.g. GitHub, which says it only supports "current versions" of even
very modern browsers).
I expect you'll have a lot of problems with public SSL, as ciphers, key
sizes, trust chain are all rapidly moving targets.
 "In general, Gmail supports the current and prior major release of
Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari."
> This has been one of the best resources so far for new software to play
> with: http://www.nextcomputers.org/NeXTfiles/
> Thanks again for the tips, and I look forward to getting distributed.net
> running soon!
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