Remote apps idea (without changing the underlying concept)
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Sat Nov 6 02:20:23 PDT 2010
2010/11/6 Justin Lee <justinlee5455 at gmail.com>:
> 2010/11/6 Kristian Høgsberg <krh at bitplanet.net>:
>> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Martin Sivak <mars at montik.net> wrote:
>> Yeah, that's the general idea. RDP Seamless in particular lets your
>> forward individual windows as far as I know. You could do it as a
>> separate "network compositor" or you could build it into the regular
>> desktop compositor, which would let you select an existing window and
>> forward it over rdp.
> microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol performs Bitmap Caching
> while forwarding desktop. Which reduces network traffic and speeds up
> the transfer a lot over a slow connection. Wayland may benefit by this
> kind of optimizations if it adopts RDP. (don't know if X protocol has
> such kind of caching)
"Microsoft offers a patent license for the RDP protocol set."
I have a feeling, that once wayland hit mobile market (or something in
microsoft's interest) those patents will join the threat pool.
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