[Cloud] Local Discovery

[Cloud] Local Discovery

[Cloud] Local Discovery

K.D. Lucas kdlucas at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 17:43:00 UTC 2012


Thanks Randy,

This document is a good read.

Kelly
kdLucas



On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 8:02 PM, Randy Turner <rturner at amalfisystems.com>wrote:

>
> Hi Kelly,
>
> FYI,  The W3C has a working draft regarding service discovery you may want
> to look at:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-discovery-api-20121004/
>
> They made similar decisions in the kind of SD protocols to support...
>
> Regards,
> Randy
>
>
> On Dec 19, 2012, at 6:06 PM, K.D. Lucas <kdlucas at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Bill,
>
> Thanks for the response. I've gotten about 10 responses or so from various
> parties. There seems to be various opinions, and the two most popular being
> DNS Service Discovery and WS-Discovery. SSDP also seems fairly lightweight
> to implement, since it is a part of UPnP spec.
>
> We hope to make a decision over the next few weeks, and start implementing
> in Q1 of 2013.
>
> Kelly
> kdLucas
>
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 5:49 PM, William A Wagner <wamwagner at comcast.net>wrote:
>
>> Hi Kelly,****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> I haven’t seen any other responses to your message, although I am sure it
>> is not for lack of interest.  The  current IPP Everywhere spec requires
>> that printers support DNS Service Discovery (Bonjour) and WS-Discovery.
>> The addition of WS-Discovery was at Microsoft’s request and, since most
>> network printers already support both, this was easily agreed to. Indeed,
>> most of the network printers that I am aware of have supported these
>> discovery protocols as well as LDAP, SLP, and SSDP for well over five years
>> now. It is not clear to me that manufacturers would be anxious to add yet
>> another discovery protocol.****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Bill Wagner****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> *From:* cloud-bounces at pwg.org [mailto:cloud-bounces at pwg.org] *On Behalf
>> Of *K.D. Lucas
>> *Sent:* Thursday, December 06, 2012 1:53 PM
>> *To:* cloud at pwg.org
>> *Subject:* [Cloud] Local Discovery****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Google is implementing local discovery. There are many protocols that
>> implement local discovery (UPnP, Bonjour, SSDP, SLP, etc). Some of them are
>> more complex, some less. Usually they require device manufacturers
>> implementing HTTP server and XML parser.****
>>
>> We can also come up with a new very simple discovery protocol that will
>> be very easy to implement in any type of printer, and that will likely use
>> JSON (that we already use in cloud print communication).****
>>
>> Our goals is to reduce a pain associated with implementing local
>> discovery and drive it's adoption.****
>>
>> One of the existing protocols (which one?) or new simple Cloud Print
>> discovery?
>> Have they implemented any existing protocols already and how easy it was
>> for them?****
>>
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