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Article #400 (419 is last): From: saj@po.CWRU.Edu (Sherri A. Jones R.N.) Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions Subject: World Wide Web Reply-To: saj@po.CWRU.Edu (Sherri A. Jones R.N.) Posted-By: xx004 (aa700 - Michael Current) Date: Mon Aug 28 11:31:30 1995 Question: How do I access the world wide web? How do I get started? Have other Atari users had success accessing the www??? Sherri Jones **** Answered by Michael Current, aa700: World Wide Web (WWW) access will be dependent on your Internet service provider. For instance, If you want to think of the Cleveland Free-Net as an ISP, the Cleveland Free-Net does not support WWW access at this time. (except through the most clunky method of accessing Web pages by e-mail--> for an example, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org that says exactly send http://www.earn.net/gnrt/www.html ) Other Internet service providers support text-only access to the WWW, using Web client software such as Lynx. All Atari computers can access the Web this way since it only requires a modem and VT100 emulation. For _direct_ Web access, meaning you'll see all those snazzy graphics and sound you hear about, I don't believe there is presently a solution on the Atari platform. Meaning, there aren't any complete Web browsers running on the Atari that I know of. Hope that helps.