[THIN] Re: what goes down an ICA pipe??

VNC sends bitmaps down and it's vastly slower than ICA. I'm sure ICA must
send GDI commands, some of which will naturally be bitmaps.

-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Lilley [mailto:Brian.Lilley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 14 January 2004 09:23
To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: [THIN] Re: what goes down an ICA pipe??


Thanks Neil,

I was wondering how smart ICA is, i.e. I guess it isn't simply sending bit
changes, but instead using some kind of x'like instruction set to at least
provide pattern repeating/windowing functions?

Cheers, Brian
-----Original Message-----
From: Braebaum, Neil [mailto:Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 13 January 2004 17:22
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: what goes down an ICA pipe??


Your synopsis is about on the money.

ICA sends partial and full screen updates, X sends instructions (as a
very rough and ready comparison).

Neil

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Lilley [mailto:Brian.Lilley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 13 January 2004 16:38
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] what goes down an ICA pipe??
> 
> 
> Chaps, I have heard several people describe the ICA 
> connection as the windows answer to X.  I personally don't 
> think this is correct as I understood that the ICA session is 
> simply sending bitmap screen changes as opposed to X which I 
> understand sends screen drawing commands??  
> 
> Any help much appreciated as usual...

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