[SIGCIS-Members] Fwd: [CDCinfo] a question for computer historians regarding Netscape

Misti mstmgmt at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 06:54:55 PST 2021

Have you consulted the book Netscape Time by Jim Clark? It is a pretty
detailed accounting of the founding of Netscape.

Misti Yang

On Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 4:45 AM Jan Müggenburg <jan.mueggenburg at leuphana.de>

> Dear everyone,
> here’s an interesting question concerning the history of Netscape from my
> dear colleague Andreas Bernard. How did Andreessen and Clark (and probably
> Perkins?) celebrate the foundation of Mosaic Communications Corporation
> on April 4th 1994? Can someone help?
> ---jan
> Prof. Dr. Jan Müggenburg
> Assistant Professor for Media History and History of Science
> Leuphana University of Lueneburg
> Institute for Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media
> Universitätsallee 1, C5.324
> Fon: 0049 4131 6771647
> 21335 Lueneburg
> E-Mail: jan.mueggenburg at leuphana.de <jan.mueggenburg at leuphana.de>
> Anfang der weitergeleiteten Nachricht:
> *Von: *"Andreas Bernard" <CDCinfo at leuphana.de>
> *Betreff: **[CDCinfo] a question for computer historians*
> *Datum: *14. Januar 2021 um 10:34:56 MEZ
> *Antwort an: *"Andreas Bernard" <bernard at leuphana.de>
> Dear all,
> I have a little question concerning a certain day in recent computer
> history. Has anybody done some research or does anybody know a source about
> April 4 1994, the day Andreessen and Clark founded Netscape? I would need
> some precise information on the circumstances of that day: when and where
> did they release the foundation, how did they celebrate it, what did they
> do in the evening of April 4 (e.g. a festive dinner, a big party)?
> It would be so great if somebody among us knew a source? I have researched
> the Net for hours and all I found was only some very general articles about
> the foundation, without any specific information.
> Thank you so much for your help.
> Best regards, Andreas
> Prof. Dr. Andreas Bernard
> Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
> Centre for Digital Cultures
> Am Sande 5
> 21335 Lüneburg
> Tel.: 04131 2192622
> cdc.leuphana.com
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