[Standards] XEP 0174 (Link Local Messaging) Feedback

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at luon.net
Wed Mar 21 00:49:21 UTC 2007


On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 01:29:00AM +0100, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> > How an entity determines which port to use seems like an implementation 
> > issue. However it might be helpful to point implementors to technologies 
> > that can make that easier. Any suggestions other than UPnP?
> 
> Uhm, i might be missing something. But why would you need to cross a firewall
> when everyone is on one network segment talking directly to each-other?  Afaik
> UPnP is only for drilling holes through remote firewalls.. 
> 
> For link-local all one need is to do is to listen on a port that's not blocked
> by your local firewall. 

Some-one just told me this might be a little bit ambigous. With local firewall
here, i mean the firewall running on your own machine not somewhere in the
network.

  Sjoerd
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