On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 9:35 PM, Martin Langhoff <martin.langh...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Martin Langhoff > <martin.langh...@gmail.com> wrote: >> So this depends on a simple service-announcement scheme. I'll sidestep >> the how of it, and say: > > In terms of getting a service announcement scheme, I'd be happy to > work with you guys to find a lightweight svc announcement scheme that > works for Sugar and for the XS, and that doesn't tie the two together > too tightly. > > Sugar clients want to interop with preexisting LANs with > minimal/reasonable effort, and XS LANs want to be friendly to > non-Sugar clients. > > One odd constraint we have is that we want it to play nice on wireless > networks, and mesh networks too... and the popular solutions (mdns, > etc) in this space seem to hog 802.11s badly.
My suggestions: DNS-SD and libepc (http://live.gnome.org/libepc/). There's no need for Sugar-specific solutions here; we just need to use existing standard solutions. --scott -- ( http://cscott.net/ ) _______________________________________________ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel