[Standards] Link-Lokal Messaging and PEP?

Andreas Monitzer jig at monitzer.com
Mon Apr 2 08:46:28 CDT 2007


On Apr 02, 2007, at 14:33, Jacek Konieczny wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 02:19:31PM +0200, Andreas Monitzer wrote:
>> Well, that's exactly why I wrote this thread's initial mail. Imagine
>> being on a busy student network, where 100 people are using some kind
>> of bonjour-based XMPP client.
>
> Are you sure it is a scenario, where Link-Local XMPP should be used?
> IMHO that would be an abuse of link-local messaging. What is needed  
> here
> is a server and a protocol to discover the server in the local  
> network.
>
> I think link-local communication is good for small home/ad-hoc  
> networks,
> but I doubt it can be efficient and reliable mean of communication for
> 100 people in a network.

Don't confuse the ideal solution with the one that's actually used :)

andy



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