[zeromq-dev] Multicast Autodiscovery Protocol

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Jun 23 18:55:19 CEST 2011

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 6:51 PM, Ian Barber <ian.barber at gmail.com> wrote:

> ptrb on the IRC channel just asked an interesting question about automatic
> node discovery for mostly local nodes. I was thinking a protocol for doing
> such would be a somewhat reusable item, so perhaps worth
> whitepapering/unprotocoling/etc. but I wanted to check my general thinking
> as I'd imagine people on this list have actually written something like
> this, while I haven't :) So, a rough sketch...

Sounds fun. Have you considered UDP? I've got that working over VTX,
doing things like broadcast connects (e.g. connect to any reachable
peer on a given port).


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