VNC on Xorg?

Deron Johnson Deron.Johnson at Sun.COM
Thu Jan 18 10:59:05 PST 2007

Is there any licensing issue with writing from scratch one's own VNC 
client which talks
RFB to the VNC server? Is RFB an open protocol?

Kevin Downey wrote:

> well the original client is under the gpl so all the derivative works
> are as well.  I think if someone wrote a client/server from scratch it
> could be MIT licensed and then possibly put the tree (not that I am
> volunteering)
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