New ZeroConf Spec

Dan Kegel dank at
Thu Jul 27 01:19:05 BST 2006

On 7/26/06, Andrew Jorgensen <andrew.jorgensen at> wrote:
> The point is that it's the other way around.  dhclient is the barn
> door, avahi is that little window up at the top.  The no-open-ports
> policy is already being violated for the sake of greater convenience
> in at least one way (DNS) and in the majority of cases at least one
> more way (DHCP) which is in fact very very dangerous.  mDNS is the
> least of your worries and gives a huge benefit in making things just
> work.

Let's see, now: you're saying that if we take an
already somewhat insecure system, and
add another gaping security hole,
that it's now more secure?
- Dan

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