Farewell to Netscape

Netscape logo from Wired.com

Image from Wired Web site

According to Wired, the browser Netscape will cease development in February 2008.

Now doesn’t that make you feel Web-1.0-all-over?

Gosh, I remember thinking how cool Netscape was — how the little comet went around the “N” in the icon as a Web page was loading …. and loading … and loading … on my hand-me-down modem.

Even though I haven’t used Netscape in years, why does this announcement make me feel sort of nostalgic and melancholy?



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