Netscape (was Re: PayPal = payola?)

From: Bryan Pope <>
Date: Fri Jan 25 09:44:12 2002

And thusly Richard Erlacher spake:
> When Netscape was released, it required a third-party "WINSOCK" module that
> one had to buy from someone, normally "Trumpet" and that P*SSED me off, since
> I'd previously been able to work with a free version. I did give Netscape a
> try for a month or three months or whatever the "free trial period" for the
> Trumpet winsock module was, but that turned out to be a poor choice next to

Trumpet WinSock was needed with Windows 3.1 because it did not have a TCP/IP
stack. I remember every ISP I used at that time provided a free copy of
Trumpet WinSock.

For a good *small* memory footprint browser now, try Opera.


Received on Fri Jan 25 2002 - 09:44:12 GMT

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