Grail (web browser)
|Original author(s)||Guido van Rossum|
|Developer(s)||Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI)|
|Initial release||August 1995|
0.6 / 1 April 1999
|License||Free software license|
Grail was a free extensible multi-platform web browser written in the Python programming language. The project was started in August 1995, with its first public release in November of that year. The last official release was version 0.6 in 1999.
The name Grail is thought to be a tribute to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, a film by the British comedy group Monty Python. The name follows a similar suit to that of Python's─the programming language was too named after Monty Python.
- Scripting the Web with Python[permanent dead link], I wrote Grail version 0.1 in less than two weeks, as a sort of demo; it consisted of under 2000 lines in 14 source files. It was released in August 1995., Guido van Rossum
- Mark Lutz (2001). Programming Python. O'Reilly Media, Inc. p. 519. ISBN 978-0-596-00085-1.
- Grail source license
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- Henricksen, Karen (15 October 1999). Indulska, Jadwiga (supervisor). "5.2 Grail architecture" (PDF). Adaptive Applications in Mobile Environments: 47. Retrieved 16 December 2016.