[linux-elitists] rdp, ica, vnc, X

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Tue Jul 6 08:56:01 PDT 2004

On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 09:26:03AM -0400, Andrew Kohlsmith wrote:
>On Monday 05 July 2004 16:38, Etienne Goyer wrote:
>> DXPC, upon which is built Nomachine NX, is reputedly an open protocol
>> that is quite fast for network display.  Don't consider this and
>> endorsement as I did not tried it myself, but a colleague did and say it
>> is much faster than VNC.
>I haven't tried it myself either, but in the "Expected Performance" it claims 
>that Netscape over dialup with xdpc is "near impossible".  
>Now true while over dialup I don't tend to view porn sites on a remote VNC 
>session but I find web browsing to be alright, albeit a little blocky due to 
>VNC not seeing screen updates[1].  Certainly not impossible though.

They (the dxpc website) mention a 28.8 dialup, not 56k, which I think
makes the claim far more realistic :)

Jim Richardson     http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
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