Re: Vino: proposal for inclusion in GNOME 2.8

On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 06:09:46AM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Luis Villa">
> > > It's bloody useful, even the way it is at the moment. Plus, wider
> > > testing, and ability to compete in the feature paralysis review stakes.
> > 
> > But given that (as far as I can see) there is basically no gnome
> > integration at the moment, why is this more relevant to GNOME than, say,
> > X? When it is tightly tied to gdm, session, etc. it seems obviously
> > relevant, but not until then.
> Have you actually tried vino? You get a configuration panel, and a program
> that runs in your session. It is quite nicely integrated at the individual
> desktop level. It does not include system level (gdm) integration.

It's integration is okay.  It's stuck in a place where I would not
look to "Share my desktop".  It should probably move to Actions.
Other than that, I've been using it off and on since it's been

There are some scalability issues the one time me and some people
in #gnome-summary tried to do some collaboration.  You might need
to put in a hard number of how many people it can share based on
what your network profile is. (eg, modem, lan, cable modem/dsl etc)
Couple months ago I think we capped it around 3 or 4 before we
started having bandwidth issues.

In Netmeeting we could do 15 maybe even more, never really tested
the upperbound on it.  So if you want to share a presentation or
something there is probably room to make it more efficient.  Hopefully,
you do intend Vino to be used as a way to share presentations or do
collab etc.  Netmeeting is hugely popular at work for this kind of 


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