[openbeos] Re: X interfacing..<off-topic, but interesting>

  • From: François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2001 19:08:16 +0100 (MET)

> > VNC rules :)
> > http://bebits.com/app/2589
> > I did the port, though it's still not very stable, and damn slow
> > but that is because it has to poll the framebuffer.
> How does it compare to the other VNC Server : 
> http://bebits.com/app/2379

Well, it uses the same polling technique :-(
just that it comes from the C++ windows code, which is
a bit cleaner (the other one is coded in C) and more easily expandable I think.
It also polls only the current window sometimes.

If you want to see how ugly the code is:

> > I think since we are redisigning app_server we will be able to know
> how it 
> > works (geeh), so make a fast addon to output VNC would be a breaze.
> > (actually we can make a wrapper addon for the current app_server, but
> it 
> > wouldn't be as optimised)
> Glad to hear this. (..and glad to be preaching to a well heard choir...)

Glad too btw :)

See you, time for a bit of Kung Fu :)

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