Re: Moving to bonjour over howl

On Thu, September 15, 2005 15:37, Frederic Crozat wrote:
> Le jeudi 15 septembre 2005 à 14:30 +0100, Bastien Nocera a écrit :
>> On Thu, 2005-09-15 at 09:18 -0400, JP Rosevear wrote:
>> > Is there any reason not to prefer bonjour over howl now?  Apple has
>> > re-licensed the client portions of the library under BSD like howl and
>> > almost certainly bonjour will be better tested.
>> >
>> > Initial patches that support both from hpj:
>> >
>> >
>> Is there any reasons to prefer Apple's Bonjour over Howl? The license
>> problems are the same in both implementations, and we can at least have
>> some influence on Howl. See how well Apple works with the KDE community.
>> Not really encouraging.
> I thought the plan was to use Avahi.

Me too :-)

> It would be very nice to use the same implementation as KDE, otherwise
> you end up with two implementation of Zeroconf on your system :(

So, it seems some people want to use howl, some prefer bonjour and
some other ones want avahi. Sounds like we'll need an abstraction
to make everyone happy...


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