Talk:Arachne (web browser)

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Caldera Webspyder?[edit]

Wasn't this used in the "Caldera Webspyder" browser some years ago? -- 23:11, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

Yes, Caldera was one of many companies that bought the rights to the Arachne source code. -- User:Wermlandsdata 18 Dec 2006


This article could use some years to indicate when this software was developed and what else was available at the time. --LostLeviathan 15:42, 26 April 2006 (UTC)

I've added some dates and a link to the history file. -- User:Wermlandsdata 10 May 2006


Arachne CGA Mode.png

Looks like it doesn't provide apect correction, and fails to display an image? Shinobu 18:25, 2 September 2007 (UTC)

We decided to render the image as it is to demonstrate the actual pixels used. The CGA mode in Arachne is experimental. There is a way around to make it display images, but they don't display correctly. BTW, try to keep this focused on improving the article. thanks --wL<speak·check> 02:34, 3 September 2007 (UTC)

I was asking about the aspect correction because I remembered that CGA was a 4:3 mode with rectangular pixels. Because that would make the text look stretched in this image I was confused, but you've confirmed it. This means that something has to be done about this screenshot; I think stretching it by embedding it into an SVG would yield the best results. Shinobu 11:17, 10 September 2007 (UTC)

Either that, or resizing to 3200x2400... Shinobu 11:31, 10 September 2007 (UTC)

Facebook Lite[edit]

Why can't Facebook just start a derivative called "Facebook Lite" so secondhand computer hardware from years ago can access Facebook without having to slow down pre-Pentium systems when using Arachne?

It would also be nice if computer geeks would charge a small fee for needy families who would use Arachne on DOS.

Facebook Lite used to exist, but was shut down a few months ago. But works well for arachne. --wL<speak·check> 22:43, 28 August 2010 (UTC)

External links modified[edit]

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