Demise of Ntescape

  laurie53 11:39 30 Dec 2007
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Netscape Navigator will no longer be supported.

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It was my browser of choice until AOL took it over, and used to be the default browser where I worked, a college with 22,000 students, most of whom had intranet accounts.

Sad to see it go, I still prefer it to IE, though I have long defected to Firefox.

  laurie53 13:26 30 Dec 2007

I think that was part of the problem. For reasons best known to themselves AOL simply allowed it to drop out of public awareness.

Pity; it was damn good browser.

  rdave13 16:16 30 Dec 2007

Always thought Netscape was also based on IE, same as Avant browser. Still never liked Netscape or Firefox. Opera and IE7 mostly used.

  wee eddie 16:55 30 Dec 2007

Netscape, predated IE.

In the early days it was streets ahead, but all Windows PCs came bundled with IE and it lost it's edge.

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