Re: serial client for WWW?

Aleksandar Totic <>
From: Aleksandar Totic <>
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Subject: Re: serial client for WWW?
To: (Len Hatfield)
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 93 19:33:40 CST
In-reply-to: <>; from "Len Hatfield" at Nov 5, 93 11:40 am
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>         This is probably a dumb question, but here goes: is there any way
> to get to a WWW server from a serially connected Macintosh?  I'm giving a
> demonstration of tools of interest to faculty in the humanities at a remote
> college; I'm told they have only a serial network connecting their Macs to
> a central server, which in turn probably has telnet capabilities to the
> rest of the Internet.  Suggestions would be welcome. 

I do not know of a way, without using SLIP, or ARA. We are toying with
the idea of porting 'term', a UNIX utility, but have not looked into
it in any detail. Volunteers?

Aleksandar Totic      - lead MacMosaic programmer -
Software Development Group      National Center for Supercomputing Applications