Alternatives to browsers (was Re: Alternatives to the W3C)

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn at
Wed Feb 2 04:16:45 GMT 2000

> Actually, when I was an intern at Sun Labs in 1996, I 
> proposed, along with
> another researcher, a project to build a super-slim browser that was
> essentially a Java run-time environment with SGML support. The UI and
> everything would be downloaded as SGML and relevant helper classes.

You'd have loved some of the things I did at NEC then... but I
used s-expressions.

I proposed to EBT to do this as well, but it never took off.

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