vnc-list-digest V1 #157

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


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

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.

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Jason Ozin



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