Bad Review of VNC at CNET

Tony Caduto tcaduto "at" amsoftwaredesign.com
Tue, 18 Sep 2001 19:29:05 +0000


Another big problem that needs to be addressed is the fact that VNC when run
as a service shuts down before everything, so if something hangs after VNC
shuts down, you can never restart the server.... unless you physically go
the machine.

Tony Caduto

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Brodbeck" <DavidB "at" mail.interclean.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2001 7:42 AM
Subject: RE: Bad Review of VNC at CNET


> I'll second this...would it really be that much extra work to add dialog
box
> controls for some of those registry keys?  Or maybe just a stand-alone
> configuration utility?  Even editing a flat configuration file would be
> easier than having to dive into Microsoft's hellish registry structure. ;)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew van der Stock [mailto:ajv "at" greebo.net]
> Sent: Monday, September 17, 2001 10:18 PM
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> Subject: RE: Bad Review of VNC at CNET
>
>
> Documentation could be improved, particularly for first time users.
> Dialog boxes could be better from a purist HCI point of view
> Security can be made easier (particularly the hidden AuthHost stuff)
> Localization could be done properly
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