[haiku] Re: The Haiku Network (was: Re: GSoC Web Services Kit OS integration)

  • From: "Jonas Sundström" <jonas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 20:12:02 +0100 CET

Stephan Lichtenauer <fbsdlists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Am 28.03.2009 um 15:16 schrieb Jonas Sundström:
> > simply allowing peers to find and trust
> > each other.
> I think the ZeroConf/Bonjour technology might
> be a good, open solution for that one.
> (mDNSResponder) does exactly that.

Having looked briefly at the available info,
I don´t understand why they have to add DNS
to the mix. On a LAN its not necessary and
on the Internet most people don´t have domain
names. Anyone got a clue for me here?

> Here the BEEP protocol might help which is
> used by SubEthaEdit (a collaborative editor
> for OS X). Again libraries are already 
> available for that, maybe it might sense to
> include that as an C++ API in Haiku?
> More at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BEEP

This looks interesting. Will have to do some


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