[webkit-dev] Proposed feature: Network Service Discovery
andersca at apple.com
Fri Sep 6 10:39:50 PDT 2013
This also seems like it’s something that could be implemented by a client application using our JS object extension hooks without touching WebKit at all.
On Sep 6, 2013, at 10:30 AM, Simon Fraser <simon.fraser at apple.com> wrote:
> Perhaps before we spend any more time discussing the security implications of Network Service Discovery, we should decide whether it fits with the goals of the WebKit project:
> It’s not at all clear to me that it does.
> On Sep 6, 2013, at 9:59 AM, Oliver Hunt <oliver at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Sep 6, 2013, at 9:44 AM, youenn fablet <youennf at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Ryosuke,
>>> The two points you are mentioning make sense to me.
>>> For starters, most of users wouldn't even know what a local network is; let alone what discovering media sources, etc... mean.
>>> Most users may not be able to understand what means “discover local network DACP servers”.
>>> But if a user is requested to grant/deny access to “Bob music library” service (the service being a DACP server), the situation seems getting better.
>>> The spec is a work in progress and may be improved.
>> For the sake of argument let's say this "discovery" is allowed to occur. How do you talk to "Bob music library" without the web page sending raw data to/from the DACP server?
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