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

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 17:21:44 -0000

Your synopsis is about on the money.

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


> -----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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