NB: Netscape 6 Preview Available Via Download

“AOL Chairman Steve Case is set to unveil Netscape 6 in his
keynote address at Internet World 2000 in Los Angeles. The new
version is downloadable from Netscape Netcenter at 5.5 megabytes
(MB) – about half the size of Navigator 4.08 – for quicker download
and installation. Netscape 6 is based on speedier Gecko technology
to bring content to users faster, the company says.”

“‘Powered by the open source Gecko technology,’ Case said in a
news release today, ‘Netscape 6 will deliver more robust and lively
content with new levels of speed, convenience and customization,
and will allow people to take advantage of innovative new
applications that reside on the Web, not just on their

“The company says the new Netscape browser offers a “more
convenient experience” not only for personal computer users but
also new TV set-top boxes, Internet appliances and Web-based kiosks
on a variety of platforms, including Linux, Apple System OS, and

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