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Where is it possible to download the source code of the first open source browser Netscape Navigator released in about 1998?

I already searched for it and wasn't able to find the original version of this browser from 1998.

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Google mozilla source code 1998 found Downloading Source Archives - Mozilla Developer Network which lists a URL pattern to the Mozilla FTP server. Going by that I quickly found what appears to be the original release of the Mozilla source code, with file dates around Q2 1998.

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I believe the genesis of netscape was mosaic, released by ncsa somewhere around 1993. Here's a link. – bsd Jun 15 '12 at 9:42
@bdowning Was the Mosaic source code ever released? Wikipedia lists it as license "Proprietary". Anyway, the OP asked about Netscape Navigator, a version of which was released as open source under the name Mozilla around that time, so I assumed that's what s/he is after. – Michael Kjörling Jun 15 '12 at 9:47
That's why I added a comment, not an answer. – bsd Jun 15 '12 at 13:48
@MichaelKjörling Yes, I wanted the source code of first open source browser, I heard that it's netscape navigator, but I didn't know that it's under name mozilla. – xralf Jun 15 '12 at 14:08
@xralf github.com/alandipert/ncsa-mosaic – Ulrich Dangel Jun 16 '12 at 5:12

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