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Re: [vox-tech] Exporting displays

on Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 02:13:21PM -0800, Ken Bloom (kabloom@ucdavis.edu) wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 13:28:27 -0800
> "Karsten M. Self" <kmself@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> > on Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 10:42:41PM -0800, Mark K. Kim
> > (lugod@cbreak.org) wrote:
> > >    $xhost +
> > 
> > 
> > Please do NOT suggest people try this, particularly...
> >  
> > > *but* this will work only if your local computer is connected
> > > directly to the Internet.
> > 
> > ...on live Internet connections.
> > 
> > 
> > Fortunately, most modern X servers toss a few additional roadbumps in
> > front of idiots trying to attempt this.  I'm not going to detail these
> > here, and would appreciate if nobody else does.  The act of Googling
> > for the workarounds is itself an exercise which might educate same as
> > to why this is a blatently *STUPID* idea and grossly incompetent
> > advice.
> What sort of roadblocks? (Besides the NAT router sitting between me and
> the open internet).

Thank you for demonstrating my point.


Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
   I guess "the El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles del Rio
   de Porciuncula diet" just doesn't have the same ring....

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