Excessive X server size

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Fri Jun 9 01:07:03 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-07 at 21:52, Keith Packard wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-06-07 at 15:00 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > I don't know of anyone actively working on anything in this space.  It's 
> > definitely an interesting area of research though.
> I'd say the real problem is that uncompressed images are huge, and
> decompression is (now) reasonably efficient (and helps sell more x86 cpu
> cycles). We can do a couple of things:
>  1) Support compressed images in the server using the nascent read-only
> picture support in Render.

Would that help in the remote server case (access though ssh -X -C) ?


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