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Re: Potential charter item: mDNS/DNS-SD

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 10:35:12 +0100
Cc: public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-Id: <D4AB79D0-92DA-4523-AF8E-9871E8758422@berjon.com>
To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
On Mar 10, 2011, at 10:05 , Thomas Roessler wrote:
> On 10 Mar 2011, at 10:03, Robin Berjon wrote:
>> On Mar 9, 2011, at 23:09 , Thomas Roessler wrote:
>>> The obvious question would be: Why limit it to mDNS, and not include DNS in general?
>> 
>> Service discovery is the use case I have in mind, it seems there is increasing alignment in using variants on these that could enable the browser to integrate with the local network in rather powerful and interesting ways. If there are use cases for more broader use of DNS I'm certainly not against it, but my initial instinct is to avoid building a complete API for it if only a subset is ever likely to be useful.
> 
> What I meant was: Why limit this to service discovery over mDNS, and not include service discovery over DNS proper?

Oh, I didn't mean to limit it to mDNS, I just listed them together because it's a common combo.

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