Resizing child windows

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at
Sat Sep 8 09:28:42 PDT 2007

Le samedi 08 septembre 2007 à 16:08 +0100, Glynn Clements a écrit :
> > > It isn't the right thing by my needs. But then I do actually rely upon
> > > network transparency quite heavily (my main X terminal is my WindowsXP
> > > box; that *needs* a monitor, so it may as well be the one which gets
> > > it, and thus acts as X terminal for everything else).
> > 
> > x is pretty horrid over the network, efficiency-wise. RDP is better. we don't
> > even have any compression for image puts in any way or form. xlib itself can be
> > quite round-trip heavy if you aren't careful. it's almost a moot point trying
> > to be efficient over a network.
> I managed to have X useable over dialup (28.8-56k) for many years, so
> it isn't beyond the bounds of possibility. 

Agreed. Plus, ssh doesn't do RDP nor freenx, just plain X11.


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