On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 09:07:17AM +0200, Christian Horn wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 08:52:53AM +0200, Petr Spacek wrote:
> > On 25.9.2013 08:20, Christian Horn wrote:
> > >
> > >Hm.. another nice idea would be to announce services via
> > >zeroconf/bonjour.  I guess effectively its the same as having clients
> > >search in DNS "who offers service XYZ" which we already do for ker-
> > >beros, ldap etc.
> > 
> > Interesting idea. Do you know any real use cases? I have not seen
> > Bonjour in real use except for network printers.
> It can be used for all protocols, so "generic service dis-
> covery".  So one could setup a client in a network and see
> "oh, someone offers XMPP service".  "Here are printers
> announcing services." "This DLNA server offers video
> streamin." 
> I think the big window managers like gnome3 also started to 
> use those and offer 

Traditionally avahi is used as zeroconf implementation on Linux. I think
bonjour was Apple's implementation?

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