NCSA Mosaic 0.13 released.

Marc Andreessen (
Mon, 12 Apr 93 02:38:29 -0500

Beta version 0.13 of NCSA Mosaic for the X Window System, a networked
information systems and World Wide Web browser, is hereby released:


This release of NCSA Mosaic is known to compile on the following

SGI (IRIX 4.0.2)
IBM (AIX 3.2)
Sun 4 (SunOS 4.1.3 with stock X11R4 and Motif 1.1, and GCC).
DEC Ultrix.

More binaries will be supplied as I am able to find other
Motif-configured platforms to use. (Contributions of working
binaries, or development systems, are welcome.) Documentation is
available online.

Changes since 0.12 include:

o Fixed occasional mysterious coredump in startup routines.
o Fixed occasional stupid coredump in freeing document text.
o Fixed silly coredump on accessing malformed URLs like
o Fixed URL parsing choke on accessing URL 'test.html#foobar' as
an initial program argument.
o Added system() call error reporting.
o Changed default anchor representations: blue and single solid
underline for unvisited, dark purple and single dashed underline
for visited.
o Jumping from 2nd+ document page to 1st document page in a
single document via anchors works now.
o Various glitches with scrollbars, document pages, etc. fixed.
o New toggle-button options (caseless, backwards) in File->Search
o File->Search doesn't put search results on top line of window.
o Use of -l flag for rlogins restored.
o Built-in finger interface with faces support (thanks, Marc V of
o Miscellaneous bug fixes and cleanups.

Thanks as usual to everyone who's been contributing comments and bug
reports -- keep 'em coming!

Marc & Eric

Marc Andreessen & Eric Bina
Software Development Group
National Center for Supercomputing Applications,