The Next Generation display numbers

Alex K. Angelopoulos alex "at" bittnet.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2002 12:13:58 +0000


OK, let's drop the word "traditional" then.

Let's make it:
"I would dearly love to see a method of dealing with display and port
numbers which does not confuse the bejeezus out of new users."

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From: "Scott "The Axe" O'Bryan" <axeman "at" dwarf.org>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Tuesday, 2002-03-19 19:28
Subject: RE: The Next Generation display numbers


: I think it was taken off of the Unix display model, which some would
: argue IS the traditional way of exporting a display.  :)  Just food for
: though.
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: FWIW, if this hasn't been discussed - I would dearly love to see VNC go
: to a
: more "traditional" approach in numbering displays - e.g., using a port
: number for specification of ports used instead of an arbitrary display
: number based on 5900... this causes too many headaches.
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