[TUHS] X, Suntools, and the like

Tim Bradshaw tfb at tfeb.org
Sat Mar 18 02:29:25 AEST 2017

On 17 Mar 2017, at 16:21, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> Unless VNC has evolved it's just nowhere near as snappy as RDP.  Can anyone
> speak to that?

There are variants of the protocol and some of the commercial clients & servers were significantly faster than the original one, but my impression was that RDP was better.

VNC doesn't do anything like the same job as X of course: any screen-or-window-image-shipping protocol like that would need an enormous amount of extra baggage on the side of it to do so.
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