Ideas for X improvement.

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Fri May 27 08:44:03 PDT 2011

On 05/26/11 12:29 PM, David Jackson wrote:
> The client wouldnt have to be moved between servers at all, it could be the same
> proxy server, the proxy server could then open up connections to actual X
> servers and forward things to the real X servers. The proxy would massage and
> rework data as necessary to trick the X client and hide the fact it is being
> displayed to many X servers and also keep the X servers in the dark about what
> is really going on as well. This requires no protocol changes and no changes to
> the clients or servers. There are already two or more codebases that this has
> already been done on, one is something called Xmux, the other was something
> called Xshare or something, and I am aware of a possible third that was called
> XTV. None are actively developed at this time.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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