Remote apps idea (without changing the underlying concept)

Roman Evstifeev someuniquename at
Sat Nov 6 02:20:23 PDT 2010

2010/11/6 Justin Lee <justinlee5455 at>:
> 2010/11/6 Kristian Høgsberg <krh at>:
>> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Martin Sivak <mars at> 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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