Re: Cu-Seeme and Appletalk?

Keith J. Groves (kjgroves@lbl.gov)
Thu, 27 Apr 95 13:29:55 PDT


Kevin,
Your idea of connecting two isolated Macs is ok except that cu-seeme
runs over an ip network only, I beleive, not Appletalk. To get this to
function over Appletalk, you would need some device, such as a Kinectics
Fastpath box which runs encapsulated Appletalk over IP by way of an
ethernet connection. MacTCP is an ip driver which allows the assignment of
a unigue addressing scheme to a host, in your case two Macintosh's.

Keith

>>I may be way out of my depth in answering this, but if you have two
>>isolated Macs connected together, couldn't you just install MacTCP on both
>>and manually assign them with IP numbers? They won't be able to do
>>anything else on the Internet (because of their isolation) but it seem to
>>me you might be able to connect to each other using CU-SeeMe and their
>>respective IP numbers...???
>
>This would work yes, but if i remember right not even the older
>version of MacTCP are public domain programs, I might be wrong
>about this but I dont think so. If you ask me Appletalk support
>would be great because there is also Appletalk for Windows and
>since windows and Mac are the two forms of this program it would
>be fitting for this to allow connections using Appletalk. The
>main question is the speed that it needs to communicate and the load
>your gonna put on the Appletalk network. But then again using this
>on our Old 56k line slows down a lot of peoples Telent sessions any
>way too
> >Mike
>>
>>
>>At 11:56 AM 4/26/95 -0400, harry noel wrote:
>>>I was just curious if there is any way to run CU-Seeme over appletalk.
>>
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