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

C. Scott Ananian cscott at
Mon Feb 2 17:13:23 EST 2009

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 4:21 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 1:17 AM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at> wrote:
>>> 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.
> Perhaps. The paper abstract mentions both, and seems to say that the
> solution is with DNS-SD+new software. There's another paper from the
> same authors that talks about saturation in mesh networks.
> I'd like to read that paper (anyone got access to IEEE pubs?) . In
> fact, I'd like to find that someone has implemented DNS-SD on 802.11s
> networks and had a raging success. I want it simple and safe :-)

802.11s is not simple, nor safe.

Please concentrate on plain 802.11 networks for now.

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