Re: XForms: Why xforms?

From: Rob Fletcher (
Date: Fri Mar 09 2001 - 08:56:19 EST

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    # To subscribers of the xforms list from Rob Fletcher <> :

    On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, James D. Stegeman wrote:

    > Zaphod Breblebrox,
    > Or should I say, Mr. President? :)

    > To overcome your cygwin-x-server dillema, we have a Unix box (you could use
    > Linux)
    > with xforms' library installed and have installed Exceed on the Windows
    > machines to
    > interact with X. The user simply opens a connection to the host and your app
    > appears in
    > the window.
    > > when trying to install an x-server. And mind you /dev/dsp is not supported,
    > > so I had to come up with
    > > a work around to be able to play the output of the vocoder.
    > > 2) Any more?
    > >

    Using the app remotely via Exceed does not help this type of application
    where audio is being required to be played on the client machine!

    I was developing software on a machine at MIT via a remote X session here
    in the UK. It also played out audio (a speech synthesis system), but of
    course, the machine at MIT did the talking!

    Pass me another pangalacticgargleblaster.


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