MicroImages MI/X NT install

Suhaib Siddiqi ssiddiqi@inspirepharm.com
Tue Oct 24 03:49:00 GMT 2000

> Christopher
> > Bzzzzttt.  This is off-topic for this mailing list.
> I think it might be right on topic. Let me quote directly 
> from "The Cygwin/XFree86 FAQ" of  September 11, 2000:
> **** Begin Quote ******
> 2.1 Which X-server should I use? I tried MI/X and my X 
> application crashed.
> With the merger of the experimental Cygwin based servers into 
> the XFree86 4 soure tree, you should use the XFree86 
> X-Server. Of course you can use a commercial X-Server such as 
> eXceed if you wish. If you last tried cygwin XFree86 before 
> July 2000, then the following may be of interest: MI/X is an 
> stdin/stdout type X-server, which uses X11R5 libraries. Most 
> of the modern X applications need X11R6 libraries; therefore 
> there is a capability issue.MI/X also cannot do 
> multi-windowing. Almost 99% of X applications require an 
> X-server with at least multi-windowing capability. Therefore, 
> executing a multi-windowing X application on MI/X will 
> definitely crash.
> ********* End Quote *************

Please do not take quotes of the context.  MI/X is a crap
that is what quote is saying in a polite words.  We do not support
MI/X. It is not our product and we have no intentions to
answer MI/X related querries.

> > Surely Microimages has some kind of mailing list or 
> something devoted
> > to their product.  You should really check with them.
> No they don't and from a telecom with their President, Dr Lee 
> Miller, they do not appear to want to support MI/X for this 
> type of problem.

Then complain to them please...


> Sylvan Katz
> Saskatoon, Sask

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