Ideas for X improvement.

David Jackson djackson452 at
Fri May 27 09:23:06 PDT 2011

Thank you for the information. As I mentioned, I was previously aware of
Xmx, Xmove and XTV..

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Alan Coopersmith <
alan.coopersmith at> wrote:

> 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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