Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Mar 2009 22:44 UTC
Internet & Networking Conventional wisdom has it that Mosaic was the first graphical web browser. Even though Mosaic - the basis for Netscape - certainly kickstarted the web revolution, it wasn't the first graphical web browser at all - that honour goes to Erwise, developed by four Finnish college students in 1991. It was more advanced than Mosaic, ran on the X Window System, but didn't catch on in the end. The four developers recently gave an interview detailing Erwise and its history.
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WorldWideWeb
by nonesuch on Wed 4th Mar 2009 01:41 UTC
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It should probably be pointed out that the world's very first web browser, the browser that Tim Berners-Lee created the WWW on, was called WorldWideWeb, and was graphical. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WorldWideWeb) It was, however, available only on NeXT computers, and was virtually unknown to the public. Apparently even to this day, if articles like this are still getting published.

Edited 2009-03-04 01:43 UTC

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