Re: Moving to *Avahi* over howl

On 9/16/05, Lennart Poettering <mztabzr 0pointer de> wrote:
> I doubt this a good idea. Avahi's DBUS interface reflects what Avahi
> is capable of and is in no way a generic DNS-SD API. In fact, Avahi is
> more powerful than either Howl or the Bonjour in many
> respects. Writing a bridge to access Howl/Bonjour via that DBUS API
> would be exceptionally kludgy if not impossible.

This is a policy decision. If an abstraction layer was used to
abstract away any possible implementation of a technology, GNOME would
bloat to hell.


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