[webkit-dev] Proposed feature: Network Service Discovery
benjamin at webkit.org
Fri Sep 6 14:21:32 PDT 2013
After the concerns raised, I am not convinced the feature fits into the
I am also not convinced this needs WebKit support to be implemented.
On 9/6/13 10:39 AM, Anders Carlsson wrote:
> I agree.
> 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.
> - Anders
> On Sep 6, 2013, at 10:30 AM, Simon Fraser <simon.fraser at apple.com
> <mailto: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
>> <mailto:oliver at apple.com>> wrote:
>>> On Sep 6, 2013, at 9:44 AM, youenn fablet <youennf at gmail.com
>>> <mailto: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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