GCG 9.0

Tim Cutts tjrc1 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Fri Mar 21 08:34:49 EST 1997

In article <5gu079$d2k at lyra.csx.cam.ac.uk>,
Phil Davey <pd at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>In article <5gtnsm$cl4 at lyra.csx.cam.ac.uk>,
>	tjrc1 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk (Tim Cutts) writes:
>> In article <m0w7dGj-0004Q6C at uctmail2.uct.ac.za>,
>> Ed Rybicki <ed at molbiol.uct.ac.za> wrote:
>>>  I could, of course, be persuaded otherwise if someone were to solve 
>>>  our X-Windows problem...?
>> If you need to run X software at the same time as Windows software,
>> Vista eXceed is OK, in my experience, although it costs $$$ of
>> course.
>There is a free X server available from Microimages for both Macs and PCs.
>I haven't used it much yet, but it seems reasonably good. I've not tried
>a recent version of exceed to compare it to though....

There is no comparison.  MI/X, although all praise to it for being
free, is pretty dreadful.  There is currently no support for XDMCP,
it's extremely slow, and I've had real trouble with it on some Macs.
The PC version seems marginally better.


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