Mosaic with serial connection.

Carl Lawyer clawyer at SIUMED.EDU
Sun Dec 11 17:00:36 EST 1994

At 11:36 AM 12/11/94 +0000, <SPAGNOL at PLAUTO.CSATA.IT> wrote:
>Dear netters,
>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.
>Giorgio Spagnol,MD,
>Neurology Dept,
>University of Milan.

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>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
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