Windows layer storage/transmission.

ScanMan scanman "at" scanman.mine.nu
Wed, 02 Jan 2002 09:09:33 +0000


Unfortunately, this wouldn't work on crap OS's like Windose.

On Wed, 2002-01-02 at 02:19, A friend wrote:
> Don't know if this item has come up yet, but it seems to me that only one
> graphical buffer is kept and transmitted by VNC. Since most (if not all) OSses
> are window based, is it not more efficient to keep (and send) a separate
> buffer for each window that is opened. So when switching, closing or moving a
> window the unterlying data is still available at client level in memory, and
> does not have to be re-transmitted. This will cost some extra memory and
> initial loading may take a little longer, but I think that it will make a
> significant improvement on slow connections where more than one window is
> used.
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