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Re: At long last -- Extra Outlooks!
>...on Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 10:28:34PM -0800, Thor (Hammer of God) wrote:
> > it turns out, Outlook is doing nothing close to what I feared.
> > Basically, the second instance sees that another Outlook window is
> > running in the same interactive logon space, and when it starts, it just
> > calls another popup in the previous Outlook space and then terminates
> > itself (that's close enough, anyway). The good news is that there is no
> > "user hopping" or "boundary crossing" here.
>Sounds comparable to what the Windows Explorer does when
>it is not expicitly set to run as a separate process (or
>started with the /separate switch).
Or what firefox, mozilla and other do when you start them on the command
line: open a new window/tab in the current session.
That was the first thing I was thinking off when I saw the description.
Except that typically these days the "RunAs" in unix terms would have
failed with "Can't Open Display": a different user cannot open the display.