Re: Platform

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 2:00 PM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
> 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.
>>  I would prefer to build on
>> upnp.
> UPNP is overly complicated for service discovery.

   Actually that is pretty stright forward but it does something (not
so) stupid for that: HTTP over UDP. That issue IMO is only of academic
interest though.


Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124

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