Netscape working on "client-neutral" servers

Netscape is changing strategies again, this time to loosen the ties between its SuiteSpot servers and Communicator suite. The plan is to make SuiteSpot equally accessible to any Web browser, including Microsoft's Internet Explorer. The switch is due with the next major release of SuiteSpot, code-named "Apollo," which is due early next year. Apollo will add such capabilities as Java, JavaScript, and "dynamic" HTML so that the user interface for Web applications can exist of the server.

With the current version of SuiteSpot, users must be running Communicator to access the server's full functionality. This has led to an extremely fat client, and corporate sites have complained about the 70MB install

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