[MUD-Dev] Graphical MUDs

Shawn Halpenny malachai at iname.com
Mon Jul 21 10:06:13 New Zealand Standard Time 1997


Michael Hohensee wrote:

> Hmm, yes, I thought about writing the client in Java, since
> everyone's got it, but there is the problem of efficiency.
> Java, being such a high-level language, is not going to have
> the same efficiency of some well written and optimized C code.
> Especially when the client that I'm envisioning will operate as
> a parallel database to the server...
> 
> I had considered trying to write it for X windows, but then balked
> when I discovered that Motif costs something like $150.  *sigh*
> perhaps Java is the only solution...  Ack, gotta go and learn a
> new language. :( :)

There is an attempt to make a free Motif clone (called Lesstif). 
Perhaps a look:

http://www.lesstif.org/

I've never used it...just heard of it.

--
Shawn Halpenny

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 like a house on fire."
                                            - "From Dusk Till Dawn"



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