centrix solution using vnc?

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Fri Apr 16 14:09:00 2004

> VNC is probably not the solution you want here, unless you are okay with only
> one user having access to the Windows machine at a time.
> You probalby want to look at rdesktop.  http://www.rdesktop.org/
> Cheers,
> Rasjid.

	I've a curious question.  rdesktop is used to connect to Terminal servers.  Isn't it using a proprietary protocole of Microsoft?  Is it in the same situation as Samba?  Is it totally safe (ie without the fear of thousands of lawyers chassing you in the back) to use?