For all viewers to work correctly, Chinese character set fonts are also needed, one can obtain
- Multi-Localization Enhancement of NCSA Mosaic 2.4
- Multi-Localization Enhancement of NCSA Mosaic 2.4 seems to be the best choice for viewing various character sets for the time being. You can get binaries from a Japan ftp site or Taiwan ftp site
- The most update version of MidasWWW is 2.1. This viewer works for both unix and VMS systems. You can get both source and binaries from a US ftp site or a Taiwan ftp site
- Lynx on Cxterm
- The most update version of Lynx is 2.3. One must launch cxterm first then run Lynx on cxterm to view Big5 coded characters. You can get both source and binaries from a US ftp site or a Taiwan ftp site.
- DosLynx on a Eten system
- First of all you need a Eten system running under MS-dos to view Big5 characters correctly. Then you can download DosLynx from a US ftp site or a Taiwan ftp site and start to surf on WWW.
- Microsoft C-Windows
- With Chinese Windows system, almost all web clients can display Big5 characters correctly. One may choose any browser fromCello, NCSA Mosaic for Windows, WinWeb, Netscape, Quarterdeck Mosaic and WebWorks Mosaic.
- TwinBridge is a multi-lingual interface software for Windows 3.x which can display Chinese, Greek, Russian and Japanese characters and allows these characters input in windows' applications.
Chinese system 7.x is needed for online W3 Big5 documents reading. Mac browsers include NCSA Mosaic for Macintosh, WinWeb and Netscape.
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