Javagator

Javagator

The code name for a version of Netscape Navigator that was to be written entirely in Java.
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Netscape tried and failed to create a new browser using Java (see Wylie Wong, Andreessen: Netscape's Javagator Is Dead, CRN (July 1, 1998; downloaded October 22, 2000) <http://www.
In August 1997, Netscape and Sun issued a press release describing their plans to work together on a "100% pure Java" version of Navigator, a project that became known as Javagator, but which was subsequently canceled.
However, this is inconsistent with the fact that Netscape devoted significant resources in the attempt to develop Javagator, a 100 percent Java version of Navigator that was designed to operate with a proposed Java operating system.