[Echovnc-users] Re: vnc good, but usability problems
dank "at" kegel.com
Sun Aug 21 23:10:00 2005
Scott C. Best wrote:
> [lots of good info snipped] ...
> But if you're trying
> to connect to a VNC server across the Internet, VNC has fairly
> primitive (by today's standards) connection capabilities. Of course
> it can be done by the techies, products like EchoVNC can help even
> further, and web-services like those listed above can pull-in
> everyone else.
Thanks for all the good info, Scott.
> But is this hampering VNC adoption? Hardly; RealVNC does ~100k
> downloads a week (according to 3AM Labs who make LogMeIn). TightVNC
> and UltraVNC on Sourceforge do another ~120k combined. If there's
> something hampering VNC adoption, it's doing a lousy job. :)
Firefox has been downloaded 80 million times in 8 months, more or less,
or 2.5 million times a week. That's ten times as much! :-)
Seriously, though, there's no reason VNC can't be easy
to use, and increasing its ease of use would surely
help its popularity.
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