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Optimally, the interested reader will have:
- direct access to the Internet (i.e. 10Mb/sec Ethernet)
- Netscape 1.1 or higher as a Web browser
- a current, fully equiped workstation or PC with 8-bit gaphics (or better)
- agents capable of interpreting most forms of multi-media to be found
on the Web:
- text formats - DVI, PostScript, etc.
- audio - WAV, AU, etc.
- movie - MPEG, QUICKTIME, etc.
- images - GIF, JPG, TIFF, RGB, XBM, etc.
Minimally, a reader must have:
In the minimal case, the content is still largely accessible except for
the HTML-based representations which rely on in-line graphics.
In many cases, the benefits of the enhancements are also lost since
they employ graphics as well. The unenhanced documents
are, however, downloadable.
- low speed access to the Internet (eg. 14.4K modem)
- networking support (i.e. SLIP, PPP)
- a text-based Web browser