Service announcement scheme - (Re: [Sugar-devel] A small request.)

C. Scott Ananian cscott at
Mon Feb 2 07:17:21 EST 2009

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 1:15 AM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 6:39 PM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at> wrote:
>> My suggestions:  DNS-SD and libepc (
>> There's no need for Sugar-specific solutions here; we just need to use
>> existing standard solutions.
> Yep - I want existing standard stuff, but the devil we know seems to
> swamp the spectrum with 802.11s.
> Googling leads to a paper that could be useful. I don't have access -
> but they seem to claim that they can get DNS-SD to _not_ mess the mesh
> up with some new technique requiring new and adventurous patches
> affecting the mesh routing nodes:
> I don't want adventure. I want something old and safe ;-)
> Maybe we can fake this with good old DNS lookups - but those will fail
> if the DNS server has a wildcard (like commercial hotspots do).

I think you are confusing mDNS with DNS-SD.

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