- From: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- To: Stefan Kost <ensonic hora-obscura de>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Platform
- Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 15:32:17 +0100
On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 17:15 +0300, Stefan Kost wrote:
> Bastien Nocera schrieb:
> > On Mon, 2009-05-18 at 22:39 +0300, Stefan Kost wrote:
> >> Shaun McCance schrieb:
> > <snip>
> >>> Avahi -- Service discovery. This is used in quite a few
> >>> places. I know some people in the past had talked about
> >>> having a simple wrapper in GLib. How much do we push it?
> >> Now that apple has closed the whole bonjour stack,
> > Huh? Bonjour (or Rendezvous as it used to be called) was BSD licensed,
> > but it doesn't matter to us as we have our own stack in Avahi.
> > Citation needed here.
> See my previous email.
The Wikipedia article? There's nothing there saying Apple closed the
> > You might be confusing mDNS and service discovery with the protocols
> > implemented on top of it. We want to use both UPNP and mDNS for
> > interoperability purposes, but I don't see the point in re-coding mDNS
> > applications to use UPNP instead
> I just pointed to the legal situation. I know that those are two
> different things and idealy we support them both as needed.
A trademark problem? Why is that an issue to us what Apple calls their
I still don't understand what you're worried about...
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