[zeromq-dev] zyre use case

Arnaud Loonstra arnaud at sphaero.org
Tue Feb 13 16:01:28 CET 2018

On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:17:29 +0000
Luca Boccassi <luca.boccassi at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2018-02-13 at 13:36 +0100, Benjamin Henrion wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Do you know if zyre could be used here:
> > 
> > https://github.com/freifunk/projects.freifunk.net-contents/blob/maste
> > r/collections/_projects/local_network_phone_app.md
> > 
> > Basically for a network where there is no central phone server
> > (asterisk, freeswitch), and people should be able to call each
> > other...
> > 
> > Best,
> IPv6 support is there for *NIX (IIRC not implemented on Windows) so it
> might work, your mileage might vary depending on the network itself.

I guess so, their setup is limited to the local subnet or layer 2 network. If using zyre with multicast you could cross subnets. But this depends on the network configuration. 

Other possibility is to use gossiping but this requires some bootstrapping which in turn means you'd have to know an address of at least one node. This could be a social thing as well though!


Arnaud Loonstra <arnaud at sphaero.org>

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