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WorldWideWeb

This is the first web browser, originally written by Tim Berners-Lee. For further details, refer to this wikipedia article or the original website

The original source was obtained from this site.

Notes

I have no idea how to make this compile or run. This repository was created as a means of archiving a piece of history. The original software was written on a NextStep computer, using NextStep specific APIs. (And no, they are not compatible with Cocoa. I checked.)

It may be possible to build and run this on a NextStep emulator such as Previous, but I don't know if anyone has tried and succeeded.

If you ever do get this to run, please let me know!

Original Readme

IMPORTANT: Get and read the files COPYRIGHT and CERN before downloading 
other files.

This directory contains binaries for the NeXTSTEP Web browser
application.
________________________________________________________________________

	THE EDITOR

WorldWideWeb_0.16.tar.Z is the only wysiwyg hypertext editor for the
NeXT.  It has limitations and bugs -- it can't access Gopher, FTP sites,
etc.  But it is a hypertext editor!

Note this app is compiled for NextStep 3.0 and won't work with 2.1.
There is no way round this; don't ask!  (The Project file is
converted by the ProjectBuilder to a version 3 project file
when you first compile for version 3.  The version 3 project
file won't work with 2.0 (Interface builder and project builder
shared a file and an app in 2.x), and so there is no going back!
The 3.x app won't work under 2.x as it needs 3.x shared libaries.)


	THE BROWSER

The file labelled 1.0 is a pre-alpha browser which uses the libwww
library, so you can get multimedia files etc etc.  Does doc
format conversion, etc.  

THE EDITOR DOES NOT WORK.  NOT SUPPORTED....
It can't edit -- try and it will destroy your files!
Only for the curious.  This DOES handle Gopher, FTP, etc.

Sorry they have the same icon now ... can be very confusing
if you use both.

timbl
________________________________________________________________________

  [Also, note that the WorldWideWeb_2.01* and WWW.app_2.02* files untar
  into an application called Nexus.app, rather than WorldWideWeb.app .
  ---Jay Sekora <js@w3.org>, August 1995]

Original License

Copyright 1995 by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), CERN

This W3C software is being provided by the copyright holders under the
following license. By obtaining, using and/or copying this software,
you agree that you have read, understood, and will comply with the
following terms and conditions:

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
documentation for any purpose and without fee or royalty is hereby
granted, provided that the full text of this NOTICE appears on ALL
copies of the software and documentation or portions thereof, including
modifications, that you make.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," AND COPYRIGHT HOLDERS MAKE NO
REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.  BY WAY OF EXAMPLE,
BUT NOT LIMITATION, COPYRIGHT HOLDERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR
THAT THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY
THIRD PARTY PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS OR OTHER RIGHTS.  COPYRIGHT
HOLDERS WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY FOR ANY USE OF THIS SOFTWARE OR
DOCUMENTATION.

The name and trademarks of copyright holders may NOT be used in
advertising or publicity pertaining to the software without specific,
written prior permission.  Title to copyright in this software and any
associated documentation will at all times remain with copyright
holders.

CERN Acknowledgment

"This product includes computer software created and made available
by CERN.  This acknowledgment shall be mentioned in full in any
product which includes the CERN computer software included herein or
parts thereof."
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