[Standards-JIG] screen sharing & remote control

Robert B Quattlebaum, Jr. darco at deepdarc.com
Wed Oct 18 20:08:42 UTC 2006


Apple's iChat AV in Leopard <http://www.apple.com/macosx/leopard/ 
ichat.html> has something similar to this, called "screen sharing". I  
really wish that they would speak up on this list about the protocol  
implementation. Does anyone on this list who is not under NDA with  
Apple know any of the XMPP implementation details in the new iChat AV  
for this?

On Oct 12, 2006, at 5:39 PM, Hal Rottenberg wrote:

> A user on the Psi forums recently brought up the idea of integrating
> Psi with VNC.  VNC [1] for those who are not aware, is an method of
> sharing and/or remotely controlling a computer display.  I'm just
> playing with the idea in my head, and I'm wondering if anyone has
> thought any further on this before?
>
> Would Jingle be used to negotiate a session?
>
> I'll ask this of Chris: should such a protocol be mapped to MUC?  :)
>
> I actually think this would apply.  It's very similar to shared XML
> editing / whiteboarding in that respect.  Of course this is much
> different in that there is no XML involved in the actual data, it's
> all framebuffers and pixel maps.
>
> Just something worth thinking about perhaps.
>
> [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VNC
>
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