ANNOUNCE: NCSA X Mosaic 2.6b1 Released

Dave Thompson (
Thu, 6 Apr 1995 02:15:22 +0500

NCSA X Mosaic version 2.6b1 is now available for beta testing.
Binaries and source are available from

Improvements to 2.6b1

o Inline JPEGs are supported.
o mailto URLs are supported.
o Improved Usenet support, including threaded newsgroup listings and article
o Common Client Interface now supports POST to server,
SEND BROWSERVIEW and QUIT browser protocol functionality.
o PostScript printing and saving optionally includes URL and page number as
page header.
o Minimal group annotation support. Set the annotationServer resource
to the URL of your CGI annotation server.
o The URL text field is now editable. Pressing Enter within the text
field causes Mosaic to open the displayed URL.
o Load to local disk can now be activated on a one-time basis by holding down
the shift key while clicking on a hyperlink.
o HTTP header Accept now lists only */* instead of a long string of MIME
o HTTP header Referer now contains a document's parent URL (for hyperlinks
that are clicked-on with the mouse pointer, only).
NCSA httpd 1.4 can log the Referer field.
o HTTP header User-Agent now uses a slightly different format, for
consistency with other platforms:

User-Agent: NCSA Mosaic/2.6b1 (X11; SunOS 4.1.3 sun4m) libwww/2.12 modified

o Code has been Saber tested.

Have a nice day...