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rcjordan




msg:589202
 2:51 pm on Aug 9, 2000 (gmt 0)

Anyone using or familiar with Octopus.com? At first, I dismissed this as another 'Pointcast' (remember them?) --but I'm seeing pieces fall in place; backers, press, now content [siliconvalley.internet.com]. Like WAP, this might be a browser-altering issue, but mostly I'm just curious right now.

 

tedster




msg:589203
 5:15 pm on Aug 9, 2000 (gmt 0)

rc

I'm a bit slow on the uptake on this one. How might Octopus be "browser-altering"?

rcjordan




msg:589204
 6:11 pm on Aug 9, 2000 (gmt 0)

As I understand it, the browser becomes a shell and Octopus provides snippets of sites that run in their section of a "browser desktop" (to coin a phrase, perhaps). If a site is contained within a section of a browser, how is the presentation of that site effected?

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