Just a quick blurb on this one, something of which I wasn’t aware until recently. I had a while ago looked into Apple’s remote desktop protocol, as I have an old grey and white G4 that I use at home mostly for file-sharing and as a jukebox. I couldn’t find anything on their remote desktop configuration other than the fact that they sell a product that allows you to run a client to control your other machines remotely. I had been using OSX VNC on my G4 in tandem with Chicken of the VNC as a slim client for opening up my G4 and doing things that such as changing playlists, copying files, etc.
However, I recently discovered that the Remote Desktop protocol, which you can turn on in your system sharing preferences, is roughly equivalent to VNC. OSX VNC is great, but has historically been problematic on my old G4, for whatever reason, so it was nice to be able to take it out of the equation. I can still connect using Chicken of the VNC, which can still discover my G4 via Bonjour, and in fact, the performance is a tad better.