[webkit-dev] Proposed feature: Network Service Discovery

Sam Weinig weinig at apple.com
Thu Aug 29 20:37:15 PDT 2013

I don’t think this belongs in WebKit, as this doesn’t seem like it would ever be appropriate to expose to the Web at large.  I recommend trying to find a way to layer this on top of WebKit if it is something you need to support.


On Aug 29, 2013, at 4:19 PM, Brendan Long <b.long at cablelabs.com> wrote:

> We would like to implement the Network Service Discovery spec in WebKIt. There's an existing bug (with a basic patch to show the API) in the bug tracker.
> This is useful to allow media applications to discover network media sources, players or DLNA remote UI's (and presumably plenty of other things).
> I was planning to start by implementing SSDP, using GSSDP, targetting QtWebKit (and probably WebKitGTK and WebKit-EFL as a side-effect). The API itself is pretty simple, but I'll probably need some help fitting it into WebKit.
> Does anyone have any opinions about this?
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