Re: Slide window for windows?

Robert Hsiung (
Thu, 16 Oct 1997 18:20:07 -0500 (CDT)

At 2:08 PM -0500 10/16/97, Jason Williams wrote:

>> Is it true that the Windows version of CUSM doesn't include a slide window?
>> That would make it a lot less cross-platform, and therefore a lot less
>> applicable...
>Not only does the Windows version of CU-SeeMe not include the slide
>window, the Mac White Pine version doesn't either.

So neither the Cornell nor the White Pine versions allow Mac and Windows
users to share slides? :-(

>I've never actually heard of anyone USING the slide window since it's not
>required for communication as is video, audio, and chat window.

What I'm experimenting with is a distance education-type application of
CUSM. A speaker would speak, but would also show slides. The idea would be
enriched, not bare-bones, communication.

>Cross-platform is taking a new meaning with H.323 compliant programs these
>days. Not only can you have the same program on different platforms, you
>can also have one program talk to another one.

That sounds great! I haven't been keeping up, are there such programs
available already? Are there reflectors for them, too? And are any of them

Thanks for your help,

U. of Chicago Dept. of Psychiatry