Re: [linas linas org: Re: Linux Terminal Server Project need for thinXwindows]

On Wed, 2002-03-13 at 10:09, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >On Mon, 2002-01-28 at 07:10, Linas Vepstas wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>If one wanted to have a really high-performance, low-bandwidth
> >>remote X11 desktop, the best way to do this would be to not
> >>use the drawing part of the X11 protocol directly, but instead 
> >>create an X11 extension that knew about the gnome widget set.
> >>Handling things like slider redraws, or menu draws could be done
> >>in the extension.    Anyone ever started anything like this
> >>for gnome? 
> >>
> >
> >That sounds a bit like Berlin:
> >
> >
> >
> Nothing like Berlin.  Berlin is AFAIK not network-transparent.

Berlin is network-transparent and it does have some similarities
to what's described in that it knows about widgets.

However, it's vector-based and resolution-independent (thinks in
inches, so I'll bet getting Gnome/GTK to talk to it would be non-

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