Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Re: Technography. a core competency

Author:Steve Bogart
Posted:5/13/1999; 12:32:09 PM
Topic:Technography. a core competency
Msg #:6177 (In response to 6168)
Prev/Next:6176 / 6178

I'm wondering if there's a solution in plain sight here... Several messages in the Installing Linux thread have mentioned VNC ( as a way to view and control a screen from across a room or across the world.

Clearly it doesn't run HTTP as the protocol, and clearly it requires a custom client to be installed, but if those hurdles were acceptable, couldn't it be adapted to let several people view (and only view) a screen, live, with latency close to the minimum achievable?

It's cross-platform, quick to download, and free ($0), so it would seem a feasible candidate for inclusion.

I see a potential win-win, but

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