Netscape Meteors

I recently embarked on a journey to find the original Netscape Navigator “meteors” animation, which holds a special place in my heart as it reminds me of my childhood web discoveries. After numerous web searches, I came across various versions, but they were either too large or had distorted pixels. I was about to give up when I complained to my friend Tess, who suggested reaching out to Jamie Zawinski, a renowned figure in ’90s software projects. To my surprise, Jamie responded and directed me to a page showcasing the Netscape meteors animation. Though the original had some flaws, I created modified versions to address them.

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