[Server-devel] 9.1 Proposal: Printing support

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Tue Oct 21 11:04:36 EDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 08:57 -0400, pgf at laptop.org wrote:
> can's mdns/avahi help with discovery?  it'd be a shame to have to
> manually configure a server address or name.

Certainly; this is what Apple does; the HP printer I bought recently is
so advertising itself  this way.  I haven't seen Linux using this
information, however, so there *may* be work to be done in Linux.

How far/well mdns scales with the mesh routing protocols, however, is
another question.
                                  - Jim

Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org>
One Laptop Per Child

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