vnc-list-digest V1 #157

Jason Ozin at JBD jjo "at"
Fri, 11 Dec 1998 12:32:34 +0000

>From: Malcolm Caldwell <malcolm "at">
>I have often if the various vnc implementations could be modified to know
>they were sending the screen background (backdrop) image, and if so just
>plain colour.
>Another possibility is to make sure the client caches the backdrop image

Or on the Win32 platforms have the server (optionally) temporarily turn off
wallpaper, patterns and screen savers when accessed by a client. This is
what pcANYWHERE does. It's a simple API call.

Jason Ozin

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