forum for Motif, XLib, etc. programming enthusiasts?

Alan Corey alan01346 at
Sat Nov 11 17:05:02 UTC 2017

OK, I created about an hour ago.  I
need to contact 1apps support to find out how to enable phpBB.  It
doesn't work (anymore) the way they describe in their FAQ at
 Old story, the documentation didn't get updated, or at least I hope
that's all it is.

On 11/11/17, Alan Corey <alan01346 at> wrote:
> I have to admit I'd favor a modern forum to a mailing list.  A couple
> months ago somebody on another list told me I wasn't quoting properly,
> well, I'm using Gmail through the web interface.  It apparently
> doesn't know how to do that.  And since Motif is GUI it would be handy
> to be able to upload pictures like screenshots.
> Of the forum software I see online regularly I think I like phpBB
> about the best. It's GPL 2 and it's what
> uses.  There's also a
> SimpleMachines one that isn't bad. like at
> Or, uses a MySQL database.
> I'm retired, living the boonies connecting through a cell phone so no
> static IP address.  I can't really host but I could be a moderator.  I
> have free accounts at (OpenBSD based) and (Windows
> based, apparently). 1apps gives an account 1 gig of free web space
> without ads.  I've been on there about 5 years, and they were down for
> most of a year at least a couple years ago.  They claim at
> to have both SimpleMachines
> and phpBB.  I think Motif could be set up with its own account so it
> doesn't come out of my 1 gig.  I'm at BTW.
> Back to my original problem, I found that with an xmDrawingArea you
> don't set height, you set XmMarginHeight.  I'd consider that
> non-obvious, which is why I was looking for a forum or list where such
> things were discussed.  Then I played a little with Glade and Cairo,
> got it drawing a live spectrum captured from a dongle, but I'm not
> sure how to redraw with the next set of data.  Cairo is more of a
> swiss army knife than I need and I'm not sure it's going to be fast
> enough.  I'd settle for a frame buffer in a widget, so I was looking
> at QT.

No, I won't  call it "climate change", do you have a "reality problem"? - AB1JX
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