----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Taylor" <kevin(a)eala.uklinux.net>
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 7:55 PM
Subject: Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] X terminals
Good stuff :) This was for the benefit of Marcus, as confusing or not,
this is the terminology that is used, and I was just trying to explain
why it is used.
> Hence it can be confusing when you try to explain to someone that
> the "clients" in their thin-client network are actually running X
> > whereas the "servers" are running the X client software.
> Until you explain *why* they are called X servers.
> > I generally try
> > to avoid potential sources of misunderstanding and refer to
servers" and "client workstations", leaving out any mention of "X
"X clients" altogether. :-)
A good aim, but like it or not X server *is* a term that is very widely
and it is less confusing (IMO) if someone
actually understands why it is
Of cause Marcus - if you have long since switched off, then just ignore
above and read/remember what is appropriate to
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