Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 18th Mar 2011 19:00 UTC, submitted by anonymous
GTK+ I've been ragging on GNOME a little bit lately, so let's balance things out by talking about something I found quite fascinating: the Gtk+ HTML back-end. This will enable you to run any Gtk+-application inside Firefox 4.0 (only Firefox 4.0 is supported at the moment).
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by werpu on Sat 19th Mar 2011 07:05 UTC in reply to "RE: X11 Forwarding over SSH?"
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Actually it probably is closer to VNC or a remote Cairo, what happens is that there is a websocket opened and either bitmaps or drawing primitives are pushed towards the client which then renders it into the canvas control.
My personal guess is that bitmap deltas are pushed due to their ease of use, so basically what VNC does. This has been done in the past with applets.

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