A possible compression scheme

Alan Cox alan "at" cymru.net
Sun, 04 Oct 1998 14:25:36 +0000


> The other approach is to actually have some sort of backing store in the
> client but hope to cope with this cleanly is a tricky question.

Real X servers keep offscreen caches of rectangles in videoram. You can
already tell VNC clients to move a rectangle in their own space. So if
you had a logical and display size seperately in VNC you seem to have all
the pieces for cache management


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