Re: why macs? (fwd)

Matthew M. Lenz (drizzt@tshooter.stcloud.msus.edu)
Sat, 15 Jul 1995 02:37:56 -0500 (CDT)


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> From owner-CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu Fri Jul 14 17:14:55 1995
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> Date: Fri, 14 Jul 1995 14:24:39 -0700
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> From: meloan@netcom.com (Steve Meloan)
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> Subject: Re: why macs?
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> One needs only look at the nature of this list to see whay they originally
> concentrated on the Mac - simplicity and standardization. Huge portions
> of the posts here are from people simply trying to fire up Cu-SeeMe,
> spending entire weekends tweaking Winsock, their audio card, etc.
>
> Using a low-end laptop Mac, I downloaded CU-SeeMe, fired it up, pulled
> down connect, entered an IP address, and there ity was. I never read
> any documentation - from Cornell or from Apple. Cornell chose the
> Mac originally, undobtedly for this reason - to provide a simple, elegant,
> and low cost video tleconferencing facility over the Net. They've gotten
> into the Windows world simply because the money and the numbers are there.
> At least, that's my oppinion. ;-)
>

i did the exact same thing with the pc version, downloaded it.. installed it
connected to pro60 .. and had video.., have been using the mac version for
a few dayz now.. there is no comparison, its like the effort isnt existant
.. however.. i heard jeff from cornell today they way he spoke... things
are lookin alittle up for the pc's at the end of the month.. then again..
hehe he could just have said that to get us of his back :)

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