Silly Question...

Lee Douglas LeeDouglas "at" pellis.com
Fri, 03 Aug 2001 16:24:59 +0000


WOW! Finally a version that _quickly_ updates the cursor. Much better - I 
no longer feel that I'm watching a really old video game...

Thanks!

At 02:45 PM 8/2/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>If you go to http://www.tightvnc.com , you'll have to scroll down to the
>section labeled "Preview (development) releases".  From there find the
>section labeled "win32", the links to the latest source code and binaries
>are there (latest binaries are for 1.1p8c).
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Lee Douglas
>To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
>Sent: 8/2/01 1:27 PM
>Subject: Re: Silly Question...
>
>  From the note below, I got the impression that these were pretty
>recently
>developed / complied binaries at
>http://vnc-tight.sourceforge.net/download/vnc_win32_x86-tight-1.1.zip,
>but
>the dates on the files are 10/2000. Is this right? I'm already using vnc
>
>for Win32 with dates in May of this year?
>
>Can someone please set me straight (at least about this <g>)?
>
>At 04:06 PM 7/30/2001 -0500, you wrote:
> >I agree with all the tridia vs vnc(regular) comments.  However, if you
> >really want to see a speed improvment, go to http://www.tightvnc.com
>and
> >download the latest beta tight builds for the server and client.  The
> >new beta builds, which will hopefully get put into the next version of
> >Tridia VNC, fix some of the artifact problems that some have mentioned,
> >but more importantly, it is much faster.
> >
> >The main addition to speed IMHO is the addition of local cursors.
> >Basically, the client handles drawing the cursor.  The server sends the
> >cursor only when it changes.  This save huge amounts of bandwidth and
> >makes interacting with a high latency computer much much much
> >easier(make that possible).  If you have ever overshot an OK dialog
> >button, then you know what I am talking about.
> >
> >I support computers all over the country and connect to machines on T1
> >lines via my DSL line.  The tight betas are 4x faster than any other
> >version of vnc.  Even on my local LAN, I perfer the new tight over
> >Hextile.  The latency is slightly worse, but the screen draws are much
> >faster, espically with Jpeg turned on.
> >
> >Const Kaplinsky, thanks for implimenting the cursor feature.  I have
> >been requesting/arguing/hacking for that feature for 3 years now.  I
> >highly recommend that the VNC programmers look at some of the work he
> >has done and include it in the next version of VNC.
> >
> >Greg
> >
> >
> >On 30 Jul 2001 14:25:36 -0400, Russell Bryan wrote:
> > > Hey everyone,
> > >
> > > I have a rather peculiar question, and I've searched both the
>archives for
> > > WinVNC mailing list and TridiaVNC mailing lists along with any FAQs
>or
> > other
> > > outside links I could find, but did not find an answer..
> > >
> > > So, here we go.  I downloaded WinVNC a while back, and I absolutely
> > love it.
> > > We have servers that are in a remote (and locked) location, and
>getting up
> > > to go make a change to the server got to be a hassle.. now, I can
> > access all
> > > of my server from my own machine.
> > >
> > > Now, that means I need to stop eating all of that ice cream..  =P
> > >
> > > But here is my question:  I downloaded TridiaVNC and installed it
>recently,
> > > thinking that there might be some more options in it... but, I
>wasn't able
> > > to find any difference (aside from the icons, of course) in
>TridiaVNC then
> > > that of WinVNC.  Could someone inform me of what the differences are
>
> > between
> > > TridiaVNC and WinVNC?  I'm still new at this, and I hope I don't
> > overstep my
> > > boundries by asking, but I am curious.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >   -- Russell
> > >
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