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Chimera Browser

Chimera is a very small and nimble Web/gopher browser created using athena widgets. The original (1.x series) version has very restricted copyright (University of Ilinnois). The 2.0beta release is available under the GNU Public License. Chimera is capable of HTML 3.2, displaying a lot of graphics, and is very accurate about HTML syntax. Future releases may include security updates, bugfixes, and feature changes (e.g. gtk support, frames support, etc.).

Operating Systems

Last announcement

announcing server move 30 Oct 2011 20:48

VIrus, GN and Chimera Browser will soon move to a server home, so for any build scripts use it, please check your URLs if anything fails.

Recent releases

  •  03 Jun 2002 23:53

    Release Notes: This was the last original patchlevel that could be restored from tape.

    •  03 Jun 2002 23:49

      Release Notes: More code recovered from ancient tapes.

      •  03 Jun 2002 23:48

        Release Notes: More recovered code.

        •  03 Jun 2002 23:48

          Release Notes: This is the original final release of the classic Chimera browser, recovered from tape.

          •  27 Feb 2002 17:17

            Release Notes: Chimera 2.0 was a complete rewrite of the original code; development on this release was stopped some time ago.

            Recent comments

            30 Oct 2011 20:39 xripclaw

            since no one seemed to use it since 2002 (i have no mails regarding that topic), i consider this as "historic"... - but feel free to comment or mail me.

            12 Apr 2006 05:42 xripclaw

            there is currently no work going on with chimera, if you have any ideas regarding it, feel free to contact me. keep in mind, this is ages old...


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