Mozilla’s Brendan Eich on JavaScript – and Microsoft Buying Netscape

[ Thanks to e5rebel for this link. ]

It seems so long ago now, but for those of us lucky
enough (and old enough) to have been there, the launch of
Netscape’s 0.9 version of its Netscape Navigator browser in October
1994 was clearly the beginning of a new era. For a few years,
Netscape was the centre of the Internet universe – it’s home page
was the first you checked each morning for news about what was
happening on this strange new Web thing that the company was doing
so much to define.

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