Why care about indirect rendering ?

Gian Filippo Pinzari pinzari at nomachine.com
Fri Sep 2 04:01:03 PDT 2005

Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> If your rendering architecture relies on direct hardware access and 
> can't handle the higher latency introduced by the client/server 
> protocol, you push the remote clients into some second class quality level.
> This is already what happens with RDP or VNC (even with NX, even though 
> the loss is less important). This is not X anymore.

In the case of NX it is still X. NX can be quite unobtrosive with the X
traffic. The problem, today, is that it has to do a lot, but you can't
blame NX for that.

/Gian Filippo.

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