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Re: UPnP NAT Traversal
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: UPnP NAT Traversal
- From: Michael Curtis <mdc_(_at_)_ihug_(_dot_)_co_(_dot_)_nz>
- Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2002 16:44:31 +1200
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Dirk Rosler <dirk_(_at_)_unicircuits_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> But I don't see the point of protocol bashing here. UPnP was designed for
> a specific environment by a particular vendor. At the moment there is
> little alternative, except Jini. So it's either Sun or MS, take your pick.
I'm not sure what UPnP actually /does/. It doesn't look like anything that
couldn't be acheived using the existing DNS/DHCP and HTTP protocols. Sure,
they all require "servers", but that coud be integrated into the "home
gateway" that every STB manufacturer talks about.
Anyway, I'm not sure what this has to do with the list anymore...
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