Love Those Plug Ins

Free media players and other programs off the Net enhance the Web experience

I discovered the World Wide Web in its infancy, three years ago or so, and the first browser I used was a simple thing called Lynx. All Lynx did was display text, and I could zoom around the Web by clicking on underlined hyperlinks. We've come a long way to the Netscape Navigators and Microsoft Internet Explorers of today, huge and complex programs that play music, show movies, and, yes, display text.

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