Subject: Re: x mac client?
To: xiamin <Ingerrn@cris.com>
From: Jonathan Short <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/1996 22:48:08
I'm not totally sure about this, but I believe that you would have an
xserver on your computer, which would connect to the remote host and run
one of the xprograms, which would be an xclient. Right?
On Sun, 27 Oct 1996, xiamin wrote:
> nahhh i ment a client to connect to a xserver and run its programs. there
> is no reason i ask this, i am just courious, and my quadra 650 isnt
> supported yet for netbsd, nor is my 7200 supported for mklinux :(
> Technomagus artium occultarum detestibiliumque Nargumm Industries
> On Sun, 27 Oct 1996, Allan 'Norm' Crain wrote:
> > On Sun, 27 Oct 1996, xiamin wrote:
> > > this is a little off the topic of netbsd, but do any xwindows clients
> > > exist for the mac?
> > Not that I've ever seen. It wouldn't make too much sense, since Macs are
> > generally graphical systems, and therefore it's somewhat odd to use a Mac
> > to run nongraphical programs which would display on other machines, eh?
> > This is what Unix is for. If you mean 'Mac' meaning just the hardware,
> > though, then you have NetBSD, which does have an XWindows distribution
> > with several XWindows clients, I would assume.
> > Or perhaps did you mean any xwindows /servers/?
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