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XDK - Xtra Developer's
Kit. See MOA.
Xerox - 1. v. to photocopy; 2. v. to appopriate
someone else's work, as in "I just xeroxed Craig's problem set because
I was too drunk from beer pong and I didn't want to get a zero". 3.
the document processing company. originally named the Halide
Corporation, renamed for their most popular product. See PARC.
Xerox PARC - see Palo
Alto Research Center.
XFCN - an "X function" is a Hypercard
resource for adding functionality to the main program. Some XFCNs that do
not use Hypercard-specific callbacks can be used with Director as well.
The most famous XFCN's are the Rinaldi Collection
X function - see XFCN.
X-Men - comic book superheros.
XML - eXtensible Markup Language,
a language based on SGML which provides greater structure and flexibility
to the Internet. See http://www.jtauber.com/xml
xmodem - communication protocol
XObject - a plug-in
for Director, versions 4.0.4 and earlier. Some XObjects will work with Director
5 and 6, but not all. Specifically the FileIO
XObject was been replaced by the FileIO
Xtra. Consult the Zeus Xtras Center
for more information. See method, mNew,
mDescribe, Xtra, DLL
XOR - a boolean operator that
performs a logical eXclusive OR. If either operand is True,
the result is True, but if both operands and True, the result is False.
For example, True XOR False = True, False XOR False = False, True XOR True
= False. See and, or, not,
and refer to the TechNote, "Understanding
xRes - a graphics editing program from Macromedia.
XT - the successor the original IBM
PC, featuring a 10 MB hard drive and an 8086
processor running at 4.7 MHz. Also PC/XT.
Xtra - a plug-in
which adds functionality to Director 5.0 or later. Zeus
Productions has several Xtras for sale for both Macintosh and Windows.
Xtras are also supported by other Macromedia
applications, such as Authorware and Freehand,
although not all Xtras work across multiple applications. See method,
Lingo Xtra, Sprite
Xtras, Tool Xtras, Transition
Xtras, XObject, DLL
and XFCN. See the Zeus
Xtras Center for more information.
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