.... sorry, I had the impression that this was free as in "Free the
Guildord Six" ... ;)
From: Roger Whittaker <roger(a)suse-linux.co.uk>
To: Schools List <suse-linux-uk-schools(a)suse.com>
Subject: Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] May be of interest ... (fwd)
Date: 21 June 2000 09:50
I don't think this ever made it to the list ...
They were probably free `in the sense of free beer'...
Now it seems they're not.
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Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 13:37:28 +0100 (BST)
From: Mark Evans <mpe(a)st-peters-high.devon.sch.uk>
To: Roger Whittaker <roger(a)suse-linux.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] May be of interest ...
I don't think it ever was really free.
The home page is at
Bits of the the FAQ appear to imply that
both the Windows and Mac version may
have been freeware at one time.
Maybe the concept was just too frightening.
Paying money appears to be the norm in the
Windows world. There are a lot of trivial
utilities listed on www.winfiles.com
even ports of GPL or BSD licenced software
which people appear to want money for.
An alternative (free) that's worth looking
at is vnc:
An alternative only in some ways. VNC is conceptually
similar to the Netware utility RCONSOLE.
There are of course other X servers for Windows.
There used to be some free ones arround.
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