Announcing tkWWW Version 0.6 alpha
Thu, 18 Mar 93 21:29:27 -0500

tkWWW Version 0.6 alpha (

World Wide Web (WWW) is a hypertext project which seeks to build a
world wide network of hypertext links. There are several different
browsers for this system including a simple tty interface. For a
demo of the terminal browsers for WWW, telnet to the following sites:

telnet or telnet (SWISS)
telnet or telnet (USA [NJ])
telnet or telnet (ISRAEL)
telnet or telnet (FINLAND)

and login as "www"

Tk is an interpreted toolkit which allows one to build X11 applications
quickly and easily.

tkWWW is a Tk interface to (WWW).

Since the entire user interface is written in an interpreted language,
it is very easy to make modifications and extensions to the system.
Right now, work is under way to convert tkWWW to a full fledged HTML

What has changed since 0.5?
works with vanilla wish
User configurable menus
Help system (under construction)
Personal annotation with format compatible with xmosaic
Menu option to mail hypertext pages to other users
Menu option to print hypertext pages
Now recognizes the environment variable WWW_HOME
Goes to internal links
The beginnings of a HTML editor
Ability to change fonts (under edit menu)

Where is this?
tkWWW 0.6 can be anon ftp'ed from

Mailing list
There is a mailing list devoted to discussions about tkWWW at

To get on this list, send e-mail to

To Install

1. Edit the file "tkWWW.imake" to set system defaults
2. Type "make"
3. Type "make install"