Re: Linux Window Managers and Accessibility

Not only are network addresses wrong in general, (and
in the face of dynamic DNS updates clearly broken), a host
in iPV6 typically has multiple addresses, rather than just
one. (possible in IPV4, but what was the exception becomes the
			- Jim

> Sender: wm-spec-list-admin gnome org
> From: cwitty newtonlabs com (Carl R. Witty)
> Date: 07 Jun 2001 12:14:14 -0700
> To: Bill Haneman sun com, daniel rimspace net
> Cc: Brian Cameron sun com, jsh pixelslut com, sawfish lists eazel com,
>         wm-spec-list gnome org, gnome-accessibility-list gnome org
> Cc: cwitty newtonlabs com
> Subject: Re: Linux Window Managers and Accessibility
> -----
> In the face of Network Address Translation, IP addresses are not good
> identifiers for machines.  Neither the IP address that the client
> believes itself to have, nor the IP address that the server sees the
> client connection come from, need be unique.
> I'm not sure I understand the problem exactly.  Does the
> AccessibilityBroker connect to the X server?  If so, I would think
> that the Window ID of some distinguished window in the application
> would be a better identifier.
> Carl Witty
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Jim Gettys
Technology and Corporate Development
Compaq Computer Corporation
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