Since the main objective of the collaboratory is to teach specific classes at specific schools, the site is designed to work best with the computers available to the participating students. This mainly means that you need:
- Microsoft Windows (95, 98, or NT 4.0)
No browser available for other operating systems
implements all the features used in this site.
implemented on any browser available on other operating systems (not
even on the same browser on another system).
- Monitor resolution of 1024x768 or
Monitors with resolution lower than 1024x768 cannot
display the entire page, resulting in extensive scrolling.
24-bit color ("millions of colors") is preferable, 16-bit color
("thousands") is adequate.
- Netscape Navigator 4.5 (or higher), or Microsoft
Internet Explorer 4.0 (or higher)
Older versions of these browsers do not implement all
the features used in this site.
If you do not have Navigator 4.5 you can get a free copy from
If you do not have Internet Explorer 4.0 you can get a copy from
Navigator behaves very unpredictably across unix flavours.
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