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Re: [Pkg-x2go-devel] Bug#655618: ITP: nx-libs -- NX protocol libraries and binaries

On Jan 13, 2012 3:59 PM, "Thomas Goirand" <zigo@debian.org> wrote:
> On 01/13/2012 10:03 PM, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > I am surprised NX is even considered for WAN usage. Our in-house tests
> > showed that NX has a noticeable usability impact as soon as the latency
> > reaches 10ms, while the figure goes up to 30ms for VNC - which is
> > currently the only serious solution for WAN links.
> >
> Then maybe you should get out of your house! :)
> Seriously, have you ever tried using VNC across continents, with a
> *very* slow link? It's simply too slow, it takes ages to display a simple
> window.
> I really don't understand why you wrote that VNC is more usable
> than NX. To me, it's simply never the case.

Hmm, I cannot claim much professional experience, but I am using tigervnc from europe to access interactive 3d rendering apps on a maschine in the US and I am quite happy. In fact the display delay is only little more than the connection latency (about 120ms for me).


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