New ZeroConf Spec

Travis Watkins alleykat at
Wed Jul 26 23:28:20 BST 2006

On 7/26/06, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> Anyone who knows anything about network security
> should agree that mDNS should only be used on
> trusted networks.  But how are we to know Ubuntu
> is going to be installed on a safe network?
> What if it's in a room full of Windows boxes, seething
> with malware?  Do we really want to trust every
> packet that comes via mDNS from those machines?
> - Dan

Following that reasoning if what Lennart says is true about dhclient
we shouldn't have DHCP either because the network might be full of
Windows boxes, seething with malware.

Travis Watkins

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