Web-based VNC access
Stephan A. Edelman
stephan "at" newace.ca
Wed Apr 7 13:05:01 2004
I welcome the availability of an ActiveX control for two reasons: (1) The
reality is that Java is becoming less accessible due to the fact that
Microsoft has decided to remove it from its browser. Installation of a JVM
is less than transparent to the average end-user. (2) Microsoft's JVM far
outperforms Sun's JVM due to the fact that it does JIT byte-code compilation
into a Windows native executable form, whereas Sun's JVM is completely
interpreted. This translates into a much slower VNC response than is the
case for MS JVM or an ActiveX control.
My $0.02 worth...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Seak, Teng-Fong" <tfseak "at" futurmaster.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 4:42 AM
Subject: RE: Web-based VNC access
> ActiveX? That means it can only be displayed on IE and only on Windows
platforms. Sorry to tell you, this is a regression and opposite the idea of
VNC which is multi-platform and multi-environment.
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > De : yury "at" s-code.com [mailto:yury "at" s-code.com]
> > Envoyi : mercredi 7 avril 2004 08:05
> > @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > Objet : Web-based VNC access
> > Hello fellow VNC users,
> > I'm glad to let you know that today we have released a simple, but yet
> > useful web based VNC access.
> > Basically this is a web page, which hosts our VNC ActiveX control, and
> > allows you to access your VNC server from a browser window.
> > Currently this feature is available for Windows users with Internet
> > installed (we haven't tested it with other browsers yet).
> > Here is the link to the Web VNC page:
> > http://www.s-code.com/webvnc.aspx?menu=webvnc
> > Comments and bug reports on this feature are greatly appreciated.
> > Best regards,
> > Yury
> > SmartCode Solutions
> > <http://www.s-code.com/> http://www.s-code.com
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