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Re: Macintosch

>> >>         Does anyone know why my Javascripts work with windows and not with
>> >> the Mac?
>> >
>> >Please correct me if I am wrong here, but the last I heard was that there
>> >was not a Java interpreter for Mac yet, and thus... Netscape 2.0 for Mac
>> >wouldn't be able to handle this.  I don't know if this is still the case,
>> >nor can I even remember where I heard this information, so for now... it
>> >is nothing more than hear-say.
>> First of all, he's talking about JavaScript, not Java.
>> JavaScript has been in Netscape from way back... As to
>> *Java*, the Mac version is in beta.
>Perhaps this is where I'm getting a little confused... just what is the 
>difference between the java applets that have to be compiled 
>beforehand... and the javascript that is in the HTML?  Wouldn't they both 
>in the end have the same results, with just a few minor detailed 
>changes?  Either way... what differences are there in the end?
>I was under the assumption that they would be the same... oh well... 
>guess that's what i get for assuming. :)  Any info on this would be more 
>than appreciative.

Here's a quote from  Rawn Shah's  "Beginner's JavaScript"
from http://www.javaworld.com/jw-03-1996/jw-03-javascript.intro.html :

"JavaScript provides this Client-side API to take care of the nuisances 
of static Web text. Netscape is also working on creating a server-side system 
with JavaScript, possibly with a link to the Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
for backward compatibility. It is currently available on all the Netscape
2.0 beta version browsers and runs on all the different platforms. 

*Note to Mac users*: just because JavaScript is available in the Mac browser, 
it does not mean that your Mac Netscape 2.0 browser can do Java applets. The
Macintosh and Windows 3.1 versions of the Netscape 2.0 still do not support
Java. "

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