|Although Mac is still one of the greatest graphical machines ever
invented, some recent innovations like the full-fledged support for Java Virtual Machine
for Mac lag behind most other platforms...
But ... Good News!
As discovered by Daren Dillinger, the Mac ChessLab user and the chess columnist for the
Florida Times-Union newspaper, the following combination of Mac/browser works perfectly
Power Mac or iMac with OS 8.6 and Netscape 4.7 (download
Netscape 4.7 from www.netscape.com)
For all other Mac/browser combinations, the implementation of the Java virtual
machines by Apple, and Microsoft lack a key feature that ChessLab is relying
communication are quite inadequate: Microsoft did a half-hearted job for Macs in this
area. A new version of Java virtual machines for MAC are under development.
Netscape 4.7 for Mac has just resolved the existing problems -- hopefully ChessLab.com
will get a lot more hits from MAC users. So far, according to the statistics that were
collected for ALL people who used ChessLab, less than 3 percent of connections come from