ViolaWWW Features List
Fundamentally HTML 3.0 (ie: highly container based), plus many extensions
for richer formatting capabilities. Extensions such as for multiple
columns formatting, document insertion (client side), and dynamically
Sidebar panel: for displaying "meta" information, or for intra document
navigational links, etc. The panel is engaged and disengaged by the
presence of the document that is associated with the sidebar document.
Dynamic toolbar: document engaged tool applets (ie: navigational aids).
Rudimentary stylesheet mechanism for attaching styling information to
a document. For changing document's fonts, color information, alignments.
A scripting language that is accessible from the HTML, such that an HTML
document can embbed highly interactive scripts/applets.
Miscellaneous niceties: hotlist facility; shows HTTP loading progress
in a pie chart (when it has the information).
An experimental platform. It's source available, even most of the
browser is constructed in a highlevel scripting language; and is very
customizable to someone who understands the scripting language.
Motif front-end. The X11 (non Motif) version is also available.
Self contained single binary for easy installation, unlike the old
ViolaWWW which required setup of various viola application files.