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Re: UPnP service implementing an intent

From: James Hawkins <jhawkins@chromium.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 09:03:42 -0800
Message-ID: <CAO800Sw+GWrX15dWCBw=ifyLykqyiPc54Ntn5qiZopVqLcNtaA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jean-Claude Dufourd <jean-claude.dufourd@telecom-paristech.fr>
Cc: public-web-intents@w3.org
Can't the UA receive the broadcast of the UPnP service and add it to the
intent registry?  In general our model has the UA being the broker for
platform-level interactions with intents.


On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 7:38 AM, Jean-Claude Dufourd <
jean-claude.dufourd@telecom-paristech.fr> wrote:

> Dear all,
> In the Home Network TF of Web and TV IG, we discussed discovery of
> services, including the discovery of those services offered through
> existing protocols such as UPnP.
> I heard at the TPAC that web intents are the way to satisfy the HNTF
> requirements on discovery.
> From reading the emails on this list, I do not see how it is possible to
> wrap UPnP services as intents.
> It seems a mediator or proxy would be needed, receiving the initial
> broadcast of the UPnP service announcing itself, translating that to an
> intent registration and sending it to the intents broker.
> If so, then no, web intents do not satisfy the HNTF requirements on
> discovery, or at least, there is a significant missing part.
> Best regards
> JC
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