Re:remote face utilities

Daniel Glazman (
Fri, 17 May 1996 09:13:05 +0100

In message <> 16 May 1996 15:54:11, wrote:

> i recall that when reading the faces archives a while ago, that
> there was some discussion of `remote' face programs. something
> that would let you get faces from distant machines, rather than
> having to keep the entire database locally. did anything ever
> come of this? (i don't consider XFace: headers to be the be best
> method).

I developed some years ago a full package to solve the
problem. Everything was transparent to user AFTER correct
installation in /etc/inetd.conf and /etc/services, of
course... Gotta check my very old student account to know
if something remains there !