From: Niall (niall at domain magicgoeshere.com)
Date: Fri 05 May 2000 - 21:25:53 IST
On Fri, May 05, 2000 at 12:47:32PM +0100, kevin lyda wrote:
> first, spyglass was based on mosaic, and iirc ie used to have internal
> references to mosaic. it might still. my understanding was that ms
> initially was going to charge for ie and spyglass was to get a
> percentage. then they gave it away, so a percentage of zero is...
> needless to say spyglass was a bit upset.
Ah - was that the rub ? AFAIR they got their pound of flesh in court.
> netscape didn't use mosaic code for legal/ethical reasons.
The second of which reasons (in fact, both), of course don't matter much to
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.6 : Thu 06 Feb 2003 - 13:06:02 GMT