[B.A.T.M.A.N.] dynamic gateway / hna / services

Marek Lindner lindner_marek at yahoo.de
Wed Jul 25 14:56:34 UTC 2007


Hi,

> This is a bad idea in my opinion. A routing protocol has one purpose
> which is routing, not flooding 99% useless information just because it
> COULD.
>
> i think the right approch for service discovery is using something like
> dns for example. dns is very small overheaded, allows great redundancy,
> works on demand...
>
> using TXT and SRV records, a good dns infrastructure and user frontend,
> it should be easy to publish services.

I totally agree to your point. Just because you can waste bandwidth with OLSR 
so easily there is no need for us to do the same.

Regards,
Marek



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