Re: [homenet] Updating DNS [was: How many people have installed the homenet code?]

Juliusz Chroboczek <jch@pps.univ-paris-diderot.fr> Wed, 11 May 2016 16:29 UTC

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Subject: Re: [homenet] Updating DNS [was: How many people have installed the homenet code?]
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> Bonjour is (roughly) based on Appletalk AFAIK. I've got nothing against
> Appletalk Phase II, so if Bonjour was extended to provide an equivalent
> function to Appletalk Phase II Zone Information Protocol = ZIP then I'd be
> happier. That would cover concerns on non-overlapping name spaces. And
> Appletalk NBP/ZIP resolution also prevents loops in routed networks.

« The AppleTalk Zone Information Protocol (ZIP) manages the relationship
  between network numbers and zone names. »

While I could in principle go and pick a copy of Inside Appletalk at the
library, I'd be grateful if you could explain what you have in mind.

> I don't like the hybrid proxy model either.  It promises the union of
> the problems and intersection of the functionality.  Proxying flies in
> the face of the trend of smart devices and dumb networks.

Very well put.

-- Juliusz