WWW Line Mode Browser
The CERN Line Mode Browser (www) is a character based World-Wide Web
Browser. It is developed for use on dumb terminals and as a test tool
for the CERN Common Code Library. It can be run in interactive mode,
non-interactive mode and as a proxy client. In non-interactive mode it
can be used as a powerful tool in CGI scripts for the CERN httpd. Furthermore it gives a
variety of possibilities for data format conversion, filtering etc. It
is primarily intended as a test-tool for quick access to the Web or
used in batch jobs.
The distribution files do
not contain the World-Wide
Web Library of Common Code which is necessary in order to compile
- Stable current version used as test tool for the Library of Common Code
- Demo site
- Try it by telnet telnet.w3.org (no user or password)
- New releases of the Line Mode Browser follows the releases of the
WWW Library of Common Code
- The browser is known to compile on the following Platforms.
See also the VMS
- Getting the Source Code
- The LineMode Browser is available in two versions:
Both source packets can be found in the Source Archive.
- Precompiles Binaries
- Binaries are available for many Platforms as www*.tar.Z.
- Version 3.0 and newer versions of the Line Mode Browser are put
under the CERN WWW Copyright
firstname.lastname@example.org, September 1994