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RE: Who Is Bundling?
ActiveX now works on UNIX, MAC and Windows platforms. The Netscape
browser does have a plug-in to accept ActiveX controls.
David E. Y. Sarna email@example.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Sieber [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, November 10, 1997 3:30 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Re: Who Is Bundling?
> Christopher Pall wrote:
> > Any program that uses ActiveX will be a program that requires MSIE
> (and you can't
> > use Netscape for) Of course these are newer programs for the time
> being. As you
> > probably know, the two programming products you mention here are
> likely to
> > require MSIE because the very best people MS likes to target are
> > developers. The idea of course is to get the persons who develop
> appications to
> > already be using MSIE, therefore the impetus to use MSIE extensions
> to their
> > software will seem natural. However, I should note that the J++
> > requirements (http://www.microsoft.com/products/prodref/221_sys.htm)
> do not
> > mention the requirement for MSIE, although I find that hard to
> beleive. Maybe I
> > will call and complain.
> There is a Netscape Navigator ActiveX plugin listed on Netscape's
> page (not developed by Netscape). Sorry, I don't have the details --
> wasn't something I was particularly interested in. I imagine that it
> works under Win32 only. MS claims that ActiveX controls will work with
> Netscape and Mosaic browsers, and I believe they they are referring to
> this plugin, although I don't about Mosaic and plugins.
> Dave Sieber