[Kde-pim] [PATCH] Zeroconf support for KNotes

Jakub Stachowski qbast at go2.pl
Sat Nov 8 17:38:00 GMT 2008


After forgetting about it for 3 years (must be a record) I finally took my 
time and implemented wish #110242 - Zeroconf support for KNotes.
The goal is to make sending and receiving notes over network easier to use -  
instead of manually entering hostname (however it is still possible), sender 
can choose recipient from a list. 

- suggestions for better GUI for sending dialog are welcome
- sender ID is used as announced name for recipient (or host name if left 
- if 'Accept incoming notes' is checked, you can see yourself in recipient 
- as a side effect, when manually entering hostname, you can also specify port

Testing on localhost:
1) Make sure that kdelibs has Avahi support, avahi daemon is running and UDP 
port 5353 is not firewalled 
2) In knotes configuration select 'Accept incoming notes'
3) Write a note and in context menu select 'Send...'
4) In the dialog you can either select destination from list or enter a 
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