New ZeroConf Spec

Dan Kegel dank at
Sun Jul 23 03:29:20 BST 2006

On 7/22/06, Patrick McFarland <diablod3 at> wrote:
> That printer example doesn't work for devices that are internet appliances...
> such as printers that provide smb printer services and plug directly into the
> network (ie, not requiring a host computer). They, obviously, don't do ipsec.

Mmm, true.  But supporting them would leave us wide open
to security holes, so maybe that's ok.

BTW, there's some discussion on

And, scarily, KDE itself seems to implement zeroconf:
but presumably Ubuntu could disable that in its KDE.
- Dan

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