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Re: vnc clipboard support

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: vnc clipboard support
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 09:27:58 +0100


> Some things I keep in mind:
> - the spice protocol had a number of iterations to fix some races. It would
> be great not to repeat the same mistakes, and I don't know if VNC have the
> same flaws or not.

Sure.  One of the reasons I've started this discussion ;)

> - the GNOME desktop is working on remoting using RDP, and they are
> implementing a DBus interface for it (
> https://gitlab.gnome.org/jadahl/mutter/-/commits/wip/remote-desktop-clipboard
> )
> - it's not just about clipboard. We would also want to have some kind of
> drag and drop (even if limited to files like Spice atm). We may want some
> windowing integration. We may also want to have access to some desktop
> services: apps, documents etc.. And what's not.

Well.  That is a completely different level of desktop integration.
It surely makes sense to have that, and dbus-over-vsock looks like
a reasonable choice.

But I'm more after a solution for the "paste that long link into the
guest firefox" problem, without putting everything upside-down 😊

take care,

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