Sockets Question

Maarten Koopmans maarten.koopmans at
Wed Aug 24 21:57:51 EDT 2011

On Wednesday, August 24, 2011, Andrew Henshaw <henshaw at> wrote:
> Im afraid that assumes I can program in objective c :)   Ive dabbled,  but
its far beyond me at the moment !
> Thanks for the pointers though,  maybe it is something I can farm out to

You probably can't this is soecialized stuff on the networking side. I have
a working version with a rebol server ( desktop) and a Lua client that shows
how it can be done.

Contact me off-list if you wish to make sure we are not competitors :-) and
I might be able to help, as I try to port this over to LC for iOS at the

> Andy
> On 24 Aug 2011, at 21:21, Maarten Koopmans wrote:
>> Assuming you're talking iOS, use multicast in the mDNS group via an
>> Objective-C external. Pick your UDP port, and you'll notice that all wifi
>> routers support zeroconf/bonjour.
>> This assumes the desktop sends.
>> --Maarten
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