"If the U.S. Justice Department has its way, Microsoft's
Internet Explorer will face severe competition for dominance of the
Web browser world. IE will be split from the Windows operating
system to stand on its own under several scenarios in the antitrust
case against Microsoft."
"Besides No. 2 Netscape, there are dozens of idiosyncratic
also-rans still hanging around. Most fill quirky niches, appealing
to people who crave features such as artsy browser looks, or skins
(NeoPlanet), multiple viewing panes (Opera), speedy loading for
Macintosh machines (iCab) or zippy, text-only Web surfing
(Lynx). The world's first graphical browser, NCSA Mosaic, is
still available... Mozilla, Netscape's effort at creating an
open-source browser platform, is struggling through development...
Meanwhile, the man who brought you the World Wide Web, Tim
Berners-Lee, is toying with his own collaborative Web
browsing/authoring tool, Amaya."
"Alternative browsers are scattered all over the Net. Evolt
(browsers.evolt.org) lists more than 80 running on platforms from
Amiga to OS/2, the old Microsoft/IBM operating system. And
Browserwatch (browserwatch.internet.com) lists dozens made for