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Developer(s) Tony Johnson[1]
Initial release November 16, 1992; 25 years ago (1992-11-16)[2]
Operating system UNIX/VMS
Available in EN
Type Web browser
License Freeware with source code
Website http://hpux.cs.utah.edu:80/hppd/hpux/Networking/WWW/midaswww-2.1/ (defunct, archived 1997 at the Internet Archive)

MidasWWW is one of the earliest (now discontinued) web browsers, developed at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).[1] It ran under Unix[1] and VMS. The last release was version 2.2. The 16 Nov 1992 sources were made available in June 2015 at GitHub without specified license.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c Tim Berners-Lee. "What were the first WWW browsers?". World Wide Web Consortium. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  2. ^ Johnson, Tony (16 November 1992). "MidasWWW first release". World Wide Web Consortium. Retrieved 26 November 2010.
  3. ^ Connolly, Dan (13 Jun 2015). "source to MidasWWW from 1992". World Wide Web Consortium. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  4. ^ midasWWW at github

External links

  • The historic MidasWWW homepage at CERN
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