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  Copyright Robert Vasvari, 1993.


    RBrowser Features

        WORKSPACE
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  + Local File System Browser

  + Remote File System Browser using REXEC
  + Remote File System Browser using FTP 
 
  + Open, edit, and automatic saveback of    
     documents
 
   +  Support for Firewalls (SOCKS v4)   (not yet avail on FTP)

  + Local printing of documents while editing
 
  + Character set translation in the browser   (not yet avail on FTP)

  + Automatic display of available file system  space  (not avail on FTP)
  
 + Computes sizes of directories and file     (not yet avail on FTP)
     systems.
  
 + Inspector window displays file attributes
  
 + Change file group and permissions
 
  + Customizable appearance
 
  + Timezone can be set for each connection (not avail on FTP)
 
  + Will follow/not follow symbolic links  (not avail on FTP)
 
  + Automatic connection configuration
   
  + Supports all document types known to
     local system
 
  + Automatic save back for applications  
     supporting object linking
 
  + Copy, move, remove, and rename files on 
     remote system
 
  + Compress/uncompress;   (not avail on FTP)
 
  + Create/delete folders and symbolic links
 
  + Duplicate files and folders


     SUPPORT
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Please report problems for the beta version of RBrowser via email.   Corrections will be made on a time available, best effort basis.

When the commercial version is released, the product will be warranted and support contracts will be available
for purchase.

Send problem reports or to subscribe to the user's mailing list send an email request via email to:
 rbrowser@ddrummer.com

FUNCTION
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 + NEXTSTEP user interface to remote 
     UNIX and UNIX-like systems
  
+ NEXTSTEP style file transfer between 
     systems
 


     BENEFITS
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  + GUI access to files on remote systems 
     eliminating the need to know shell
     commands

  + No need to know all the varieties of 
     UNIX

  + No root/superuser/administrator privileges
     needed for  installation or use

  + No special software required on remote 
     systems

  + Automatic analysis and configuration to 
      handle remote systems

  + Remote files can be on systems in 
     different  Netinfo or NIS domains

  + User and group ids can be different on 
      each system

  + Multiple simultaneous connections



     FILE TRANSFERS
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  + Drag and drop user interface to transfer files between machines

  + Multiple simultaneous transfer operations


     INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT
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  + Character set translation in the browser

  + Filename translation between systems using
   different character sets


     TESTED REMOTE SYSTEMS
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REXEC:
 + A/UX
 + AIX
 + DomainOS
 + Irix
 + HP/UX
 + Linux
 + NEXTSTEP
 + NetBSD
 + OSF/1
 + SunOS
 + Solaris
 + Ultrix

FTP:
   any UNIX and Windows NT (any host with either UNIX or MS-DOS style output)


     LOCAL REQUIREMENTS
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 + OPENSTEP 4.2 MACH

 + Intel, NeXT or Sparc hardware

 + Network access to remote systems

      REMOTE REQUIREMENTS
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 + Users must be authorized users on remote 
    system.

 + rexecd must be enabled on remote system.

 + Remote systems must have these UNIX 
    utilities: sh cp mv rm tar compress 
    uncompress zcat uuencode  uudecode

 + International support requires an 8-bit 
    clean Bourne-compatible shell such as ksh.


 FTP DISTRIBUTION
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 Freely distributed copies of RBrowser V2.07 beta are available via anonymous ftp at
next-ftp.peak.org and www.ddrummer.com

NO LICENSE FOR RESALE
_____________________

The availability and free distribution of RBrowser 2.07 beta does not convey or imply a license for resale.   Resale of any version of RBrowser may only be done as provided under the terms and conditions of a RBrowser Resale License.
This document is not a license.

WARRANTY
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ROBERT VASVARI AND HIS AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE.  THEY HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE
REMEDIAL SERVICE, NOR ARE THEY LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN
IF THEY HAVE ADVANCE NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGES.
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 OPENSTEP, is  registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.  UNIX is a registered trademark of UNIX Systems Laboratory.

 RBrowser is a trademark of Robert Vasvari.

These are the contents of the former NiCE NeXT User Group NeXTSTEP/OpenStep software archive, currently hosted by Marcel Waldvogel and Netfuture.ch.