Re: Network Abuse by Netscape? -- Was: Mosaic replacements, etc...

Marc Andreessen (
Tue, 25 Oct 1994 16:55:52 +0100

>Netscape retrieves the document and as it reads it --character by
>character-- immediately initiates requests for all of the graphical
>elements on the document as they are seen, opening a socket request for
>each element. Those requests are fulfilled on seperate virtual circuts
>and the data then comes crashing down the pipe, to be displayed on the
>user's screen. (Marc, please correct me if I am wrong.)

You're wrong. By default, Netscape only uses a maximum of four
simultaneous connections at once. I don't know what WebExplorer does.


Marc Andreessen
Mosaic Communications Corporation
Mountain View, CA