Re: Moving to bonjour over howl
- From: Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandriva com>
- To: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Moving to bonjour over howl
- Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 16:06:58 +0200
Le jeudi 15 septembre 2005 à 09:59 -0400, JP Rosevear a écrit :
> On Thu, 2005-09-15 at 15:37 +0200, 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:
> > > > http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=312953
> > > > http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=311882
> > >
> > > 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.
> I wasn't aware this was a definite thing.
I don't think it was. But until recently, all other zeroconf
implementation had licensing issue except Avahi.
> > It would be very nice to use the same implementation as KDE, otherwise
> > you end up with two implementation of Zeroconf on your system :(
> The internal KDE guys here are still preferring bonjour when I asked
> them, although it does appear that avahi support is available upstream
> in KDE.
Well, unless I'm mistaken, KDE is using mDNSResponder by default.
Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandriva com>
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