Why not have X-Windows store the COMPRESSED image?
Posted Jun 29, 2006 9:52 UTC (Thu) by jg
In reply to: Why not have X-Windows store the COMPRESSED image?
Parent article: Interview: Jim Gettys (Part I)
It is a good question.
Care to work on a compressed image transport extension? Then storing
compressed images in the server would probably be straightforward.
I warn you that the last time this was attempted, that the people doing
XIE slipped down the slippery slope into complexity hell, to the point that
XIE is no more.
None the less, it is on the list of things I'd like to see/have: care to work on it?
BTW, on a local machine, moving the images is *really* fast. Just clock
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