NCSA Mosaic for X 2.2 available
Wed, 9 Feb 1994 00:05:41 --100

NCSA Mosaic for X 2.2 is now available. in /Mosaic:

o Source in /Mosaic/Mosaic-source.

o Binaries for SunOS 4.1.3, AIX 3.2.4 with X11R5, IRIX 4.x, IRIX 5.1.x,
DEC Alpha (OSF/1), DEC Ultrix, and HP/UX 9.x (700-series) in

As always, thanks for all the feedback!

If you have any comments, questions, or problems with Mosaic 2.2,
please send mail to Also please drop us a
note if you enjoy using Mosaic or if you are using it in any
interesting projects or applications -- we love to hear from our

Changes from version 2.1 to version 2.2 include:

o Fixed bug in unrecognized URLs that have whitespace at the beginning.
o Fixed bug with transparent color GIF89 images.
o Fixed more inlined image parsing code dumps.
o Fixed odd extra flashing in documents accessed after form documents.
o Fixed socket leak in interrupted I/O.
o Fixed bug in whitespace terminated entity '&' escapes.
o Added Frans Van Hoesel's latest postscript changes.
o Added Frans Van Hoesel's extra font support.
o Speedups in GIF decoding, thanks to David Koblas.
o Improved handling of monochrome displays. Detect mono without needing
the -mono option, and dither inlined images.
o Added <OPTION VALUE=val> support so you can have the value returned
different than the string displayed.
o Added <INPUT TYPE=hidden> to allow invisible constant name/value pairs
to be added to submitted forms.
o Made resource verticalScrollOnRight user settable.
o Added hooks for PEM and PGP decoding by external application(s).
o Added support for proxy gateways, specifiable on a per access method basis.

Marc (in absentia) & Eric

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