> Hi, > > Raymond C. Rodgers wrote: > > This is really good news if we're on the same page. Just to > > clarify, the > > X forwarding that I'm referring to isn't just about running VNC, it > > would > > be analogous to having the app_server on machine B managing and > > executing > > a program and all of the user interaction occurs on machine A, and > > for > > all intents and purpose the program looks as if it is running on > > machine > > A. You don't get a desktop in a window like with VNC or Window's > > Remote > > Desktop Connection, just the application's windows. > > > > I sincerely hope that we are on the same page. :) > > The feature is certainly very cool. I can even imaging a solution to > the > BBitmap shared memory problem. It's more a matter of what happens > when you > call DrawBitmap(). The BBitmap memory doesn't *have* to be shared > with the > app_server instance that draws it. On a local machine that is quicker > of > course, but it doesn't have to be that way, so apps would work > unmodified. No the current implementation *always* uses shared areas for BBitmaps, so AFAIK it doesn't check for changes. Still calling DrawBitmap a lot on a bitmap that doesn't change would be awful if you force sending it each time, it would void the purpose. François.