In 1988 I worked at Boeing Aerospace at Cape Canaveral in procurement and
was responsible for online purchases from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Base
Exchange. I am trying to remember if we used a browser or if it was
proprietary, but am drawing a blank. My machine was an HP 150.

On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 7:10 AM, Mateusz Viste <mate...@viste.fr> wrote:

> I'm surprised you didn't mention Gopher as one of the things you when in
> your time machine :) That's one of the things I enjoy during my
> (Free)DOS sessions.
>
> BTW, how cool would it be to have a gopher interface to SF.net, like the
> one there is for wikipedia?
>
> Mateusz
>
>
>
> On 19/06/2015 12:53, Don Flowers wrote:
> > I use Dillo, but I accept and perhaps appreciate its limitations. By
> > this I mean that when in FreeDOS, I am in a different "time zone"
> > (1993?) and there were only so many things that you could do online back
> > then in a DOS browser and whatever you could do was in a text browser so
> > DILLO is definitely an upgrade. When in FreeDOS, I do DOS things. I
> > browse the WEB, I read Wikipedia, I check my email (gmail HTML) and I
> > search for and download DOS shareware/freeware. My only frustration is
> > that SF is not available.
> >
> > On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 11:17 PM, Rugxulo <rugx...@gmail.com
> > <mailto:rugx...@gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hi,
> >
> >     Keep in mind that I'm not very savvy about networking, so this is
> just
> >     links (no pun intended!) to various things!
> >
> >     On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 7:00 PM, John Hupp <free...@prpcompany.com
> >     <mailto:free...@prpcompany.com>> wrote:
> >     >
> >     > I installed Arachne on the current rig (Pentium 150, 64MB) and
> found
> >     > that Google search returns a blank page, and DuckDuckGo produces
> some sort of loop.
> >     > I found a post or two on Vogons.org noting the same.
> >
> >     I don't know. Presumably Google is just pushing (too) hard these days
> >     for everything to be HTTPS/SSL + Javascript and similar (which
> Arachne
> >     doesn't support, IIRC). Heck, even YouTube and Gmail (partially)
> whine
> >     about Iceweasel 22.0, which (AFAIK) is barely two years old.
> >
> >     > Ready to settle for the speed and stability of text mode, I turned
> next
> >     > to Lynx, but I couldn't seem to get a good download of Lynx 2.8.7.
> >
> >     I've not tried it, but iBiblio has this:
> >
> >     1).
> >
> http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/net/lynx/2.8.7/
> >
> >     There's also a newer 2.8.8 build by Juan for DJGPP (under
> >     /beta/v2tk/), but it sounds very complicated to setup, so I never
> >     bothered.
> >
> >     2).
> >
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/comp.os.msdos.djgpp/flY264GkHV8
> >
> >     > So I tried Dillo, which is graphical.  Though it thrashes the hard
> drive
> >     > a fair amount, it did work in a quick checkout.  This was v3.02b
> from
> >     >
> http://nanox-microwindows-nxlib-fltk-for-dos.googlecode.com/files/DILLODOS-302b.zip
> ,
> >     > written by Georg Potthast.
> >
> >     It's also available here:
> >
> >     3).
> >
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/fltk-dos/files/Applications/Binary%20versions%20of%20FLTK%20applications/
> >
> >     You could also try D+ (which evolved from Dillo-Win32, which I think
> >     was loosely based upon Georg's work as well):
> >
> >     4).
> >
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/dplus-browser/files/Releases/dplus-0.5b/
> >
> >     > Perhaps someone here will have more to say on the topic of web
> browsers.
> >
> >     One of the better choices these days would be Links2:
> >
> >     5). http://links.twibright.com/
> >     6).
> http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/net/links/
> >     7). http://www.bttr-software.de/forum/board_entry.php?id=14199
> >
> >     IIRC, the "lite" .EXE lacks both HTTPS/SSL and graphical support,
> >     unlike the full version.
> >
> >
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