Rev Online

Dan Shafer revdan at danshafer.com
Thu Jul 29 23:05:26 CDT 2004


On Jul 29, 2004, at 5:17 PM, Jim Carwardine wrote:

> Wasn't Netscape originally written in HyperCard also?  Jim
>
Nope.

Netscape was never a HyperCard project, though I think the UI was 
prototyped in HyperSomething.

Dan

> on 7/29/04 6:49 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>
>> Derek Bump wrote:
>>
>>>> So my opinion is that the web should have been based on
>>>> HyperCard-like (Rev-like) platform, NOT HTML,  in the
>>>> very first place.
>>>
>>> Isn't this pretty much what AOL and CompuServe were like?
>>> I never got a chance to use the old versions, but I do
>>> remember the screenshots and they always reminded me of
>>> Stacks.
>>
>> And vice versa:  Since part of the motivation for making RevNet was to
>> show how trivial it can be to write a custom variant of AOL, I 
>> borrowed
>> the window dimenensions and a few layout elements directly from them. 
>> :)
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