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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       davids@objectsoftcorp.com
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  > -----Original Message-----
  > From:	Dave Sieber [SMTP:dsieber@terminal-impact.com]
  > 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
  > application
  > > 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++
  > system
  > > 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
  > plugin
  > page (not developed by Netscape). Sorry, I don't have the details --
  > it
  > 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
  > dsieber@terminal-impact.com
  > http://www.terminal-impact.com