Re: serial client for WWW?

Aleksandar Totic (
Fri, 5 Nov 93 19:33:40 CST

> This is probably a dumb question, but here goes: is there any way
> to get to a WWW server from a serially connected Macintosh? I'm giving a
> demonstration of tools of interest to faculty in the humanities at a remote
> college; I'm told they have only a serial network connecting their Macs to
> a central server, which in turn probably has telnet capabilities to the
> rest of the Internet. Suggestions would be welcome.

I do not know of a way, without using SLIP, or ARA. We are toying with
the idea of porting 'term', a UNIX utility, but have not looked into
it in any detail. Volunteers?


Aleksandar Totic      - lead MacMosaic programmer -
Software Development Group      National Center for Supercomputing Applications