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Create the illusion that Bonjour works over a VPN
Authored by: Alrescha on Jun 27, '08 08:14:38AM
I don't get it. What's the point of forcing a non-local machine into a namespace which specifically exists to designate local machines?

Why don't you just use 'server' and talk to http://server instead?

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(whose intuition says that mucking with Bonjour's namespace is a questionable practice)

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Create the illusion that Bonjour works over a VPN
Authored by: meitar on Jun 30, '08 09:44:36PM

I've been in more than a few design agencies that use Mac OS X machines as their server computers for this, that, or the other thing. As a result, most of these services are accessible via Bonjour (since few of these companies set up proper DNS…). So the point is not to force a remote machine into a local namespace, but rather to accommodate remote machines with Bonjour-style names, which are a) not always remote and b) typically use '.local' as their TLD anyway.

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