Five Years Ago: Netscape Announces Intention to Release Source Code

Wednesday January 22nd, 2003

On this day in 1998, Netscape Communications Corporation announced that it was planning to release the Netscape Communicator 5.0 source code to the public. Heralding the move as "bold" and "aggressive", Netscape described how it intended to "create a special Web site service where all interested parties can download the source code, post their enhancements, take part in newsgroup discussions, and obtain and share Communicator-related information with others in the Internet community." You'll know this site as

#32 How big?

by thelem

Thursday January 23rd, 2003 7:19 PM

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How big is your school? In my secondary school, of slightly under 1000 students, we have between 1 and 3 technicians/aministators depending on the time you asked, and 1 or 2 staff teaching IT.

If you were in a primary school of 200 or so pupils, then I would not expect any IT staff, but most UK schools of the above size have at least one, normally more, staff who could qualify as 'administrator'