Re: Third-party browser enhancements?

Brian Behlendorf (
Fri, 2 Sep 1994 06:24:25 +0200

On Fri, 2 Sep 1994, Bill Janssen wrote:
> Excerpts from ext.WorldWideWeb: 1-Sep-94 Re: Third-party browser enh..
> David C. Martin@library. (3331)
> > Researchers at the U. of California have created software for embedding
> > interactive program objects within hypermedia documents. Previously,
> > object linking and embedding (OLE) has been employed on single machines or
> > local area networks using MS Windows -TM-. This UC software is the
> > first instance where program objects have been embedded in documents
> > over an open and distributed hypermedia environment such as the
> > World Wide Web on the Internet.
> Sorry, this was done years ago in a number of systems -- CMU's freely
> available Andrew system comes to mind.

Yeah, I always wince whenever someone mentions "WWW" and "first" in the
same breath, because they're usually hyping something that doesn't need
to be hyped and/or are just flat out wrong.

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