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'''Tryst''' is a ''proof of concept'' implementation of [http://www.apple.com/ Apple]'s [http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/bonjour/ Bonjour] (formerly known as Rendezvous) for GNUstep. | '''Tryst''' is a ''proof of concept'' implementation of [http://www.apple.com/ Apple]'s [http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/bonjour/ Bonjour] (formerly known as Rendezvous) for GNUstep. |
-currentversion = [http://gnustep.dyndns.org/Downloads/ 1.0.8.pl5] |+currentversion = [http://gnustep.dyndns.org/Downloads/ 1.0.8.pl6] |
-releasedate = January 9, 2007 |+releasedate = January 24, 2007 |
license = Dual BSD/LGPL | license = Dual BSD/LGPL |
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overview = Bonjour allows you to register a network service, such as a printer or file server, so that it can be found by name or browsed for by service type and domain. overview = Bonjour allows you to register a network service, such as a printer or file server, so that it can be found by name or browsed for by service type and domain.
-Using Tryst, applications can discover what services are available on the network, along with all necessary access information such as name, IP address, and port number for a given service. |+Using Tryst, applications can publish their own service and discover what services are available on the network, along with all necessary access information such as name, IP address, and port number for a given service. |
features = features =
* Adheres to Apple's specification, therefore fully source-compatible * Adheres to Apple's specification, therefore fully source-compatible
 +** Full support for monitoring TXT record data updates
* Supports IPv6 (where available) * Supports IPv6 (where available)
-* Full support for monitoring TXT record data updates 
* Thread-Safe * Thread-Safe
* Works with Apple's [http://developer.apple.com/networking/bonjour/download/ mDNSResponder], native support for [http://avahi.org/ Avahi] under development | * Works with Apple's [http://developer.apple.com/networking/bonjour/download/ mDNSResponder], native support for [http://avahi.org/ Avahi] under development |
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relatedlinks = relatedlinks =
* [http://gnustep.dyndns.org/ Official Page] * [http://gnustep.dyndns.org/ Official Page]
 +** [ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/dinoex/tryst-108pl6.tgz TAR.GZ]
* [http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/bonjour/ Bonjour Overview] * [http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/bonjour/ Bonjour Overview]
* [http://developer.apple.com/networking/bonjour/download/ Bonjour Downloads] * [http://developer.apple.com/networking/bonjour/download/ Bonjour Downloads]

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Example screenshot of a net service browser (TBrowser.app).
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Example screenshot of a net service browser (TBrowser.app).

Tryst is a proof of concept implementation of Apple's Bonjour (formerly known as Rendezvous) for GNUstep.

Current Version: 1.0.8.pl6

  • Released: January 24, 2007
  • Licensed: Dual BSD/LGPL

Overview

Bonjour allows you to register a network service, such as a printer or file server, so that it can be found by name or browsed for by service type and domain.

Using Tryst, applications can publish their own service and discover what services are available on the network, along with all necessary access information such as name, IP address, and port number for a given service.

Features

  • Adheres to Apple's specification, therefore fully source-compatible
    • Full support for monitoring TXT record data updates
  • Supports IPv6 (where available)
  • Thread-Safe
  • Works with Apple's mDNSResponder, native support for Avahi under development

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