At 11:36 AM 12/11/94 +0000, <SPAGNOL at PLAUTO.CSATA.IT> wrote:
>as a dialup client of an internet server, I can't figure out how to
>make Mosaic or Netscape work for me. They told me I have to be
>connected directly trough a net to the server,otherwise Mosaic will
>never work, but I do not have this opportunity and I wonder if, with
>software, any solution exists. If anybody knows
>any, he would help me greatly if he'd E-mail me at
>spagnol at imiucca.csi.unimi.it. I then will post a summary for the
>>Thanks in advance.
>University of Milan.
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>>MOSAIC COMMUNICATIONS CHANGES NAME TO "NETSCAPE
>>>Adopts New Name To Underscore Unique Identity
>>MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (November 14, 1994) -- Mosaic Communications Corporation
>today announced that it is changing its name to Netscape
>Communications Corporation. The company is making the name change to further
>establish its unique identity in the industry and to accommodate
>concerns expressed by the University of Illinois. The company chose the new
>name because "Netscape" has become widely recognized as the
>company's popular new network navigation software for the Internet.
>>The company believes its new name better represents the full nature of its
>products and services, which are broader than the Mosaic name implies. The
>term "Mosaic" has become associated with Internet-based graphical interfaces
>or browsers, a definition that captures only a small part of the company's
>complete client/server software architecture for the Internet.
>>Netscape Communications' founding team includes Marc Andreessen, who created
>the NCSA Mosaic(TM) research prototype as an undergraduate
>student at the University of Illinois, and five other former students and
>staff of the university who were instrumental in NCSA Mosaic's design and
>>"We are making this name change both as a gesture of good will to the
>University of Illinois and to more clearly differentiate our company from
>companies marketing World Wide Web browsers," said Jim Clark, chairman and CEO
>of Netscape Communications. "'Netscape Communications'
>more fully conveys the nature and breadth of our business, which is much more
>comprehensive than a simple browser for the Internet. Our new name
>enables us to underscore our unique identity as a premier provider of
>complete, standards-based client/server solutions for communicating and
>conducting commerce on the Net."
>>The name Netscape has already achieved widespread popularity and association
>with the company since the release of the Netscape(TM) network
>navigator on the Internet last month for free downloading for individual,
>personal use. In addition to its Netscape navigator, Netscape Communications
>offers the Netsite(TM) line of server software as well as custom applications,
>creating a complete client/server software architecture for the Internet.
>Netscape navigators and Netsite servers bring secure communications,
>performance and point-and-click simplicity to companies and individuals who
>want to create or access information services on global networks.
>>The company will begin to use the new name immediately.
>>Netscape Communications Corporation is a premier provider of open software to
>enable people and companies to exchange information and conduct
>commerce over the Internet and other global networks. The company was founded
>in April 1994 by Dr. James H. Clark, founder of Silicon Graphics,
>Inc., a Fortune 500 computer systems company; and Marc Andreessen, creator of
>the NCSA Mosaic research prototype for the Internet. Privately held,
>Netscape Communications Corporation is based in Mountain View, California.
>>Additional information on Netscape Communications Corporation is available on
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>product names are
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