January 20, 2019

Netscape Welcome Email

This is it. Here’s the email that some say launched the Internet Revolution. Marc Andreessen first public announcement that Netscape is now ready for public beta.

From: marca@mcom.com (Marc Andreessen)
Subject: Here it is, world!
Date: 13 Oct 1994 07:57:12 GMT
Organization: Mosaic Communications Corporation
Reply-To: info@mcom.com

Mosaic Communications Corporation is making a public version of Mosaic Netscape 0.9 Beta available for anonymous FTP.
Mosaic Netscape is a built-from-scratch Internet navigator featuring performance optimized for 14.4 modems, native JPEG
support, and more.

You can FTP Mosaic Netscape 0.9 Beta from the following locations:
* ftp.mcom.com in /netscape
* gatekeeper.dec.com in /pub/net/infosys/Mosaic-Comm
* lark.cc.ukans.edu in /Netscape
* ftp.meer.net in /Netscape
* doc.ic.ac.uk in /packages/Netscape
* archie.au in /pub/misc/netscape
* ftp.cica.indiana.edu in /pub/pc/win3/winsock/nscape09.zip (PC only)
* mac.archive.umich.edu in /mac (Mac only)

Please make sure to read the README and LICENSE files.

An up-to-date listing of mirror sites can be obtained at any time by sending email to release@mcom.com.
Subject to the timing and results of this beta cycle, Mosaic Communications will release Mosaic Netscape 1.0, also available
free for personal use via the Internet. It will be subject to license terms; please review them when and if you obtain Mosaic
Netscape 1.0.

A commercial version of Mosaic Netscape 1.0, including technical support from Mosaic Communications, will be available
upon completion of the beta cycle. Contact us at info@mcom.com for more information.

Have fun!

Marc and the gang
info@mcom.com, http://mosaic.mcom.com/

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