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

david at david at
Mon Feb 2 18:30:30 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 :-)

nobody else is running 802.11s yet, so you aren't going to find reports of 
people using _anything_ with a raging success on 802.11s

David Lang

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