[Twisted-Python] P2P Discovery

Ken Kinder ken at kenkinder.com
Fri Apr 29 14:40:15 EDT 2005

van Aswegen, Marinus (ZA - Johannesburg) wrote:

> I've got a basic UDP broadcaster working now to inform other P2P 
> clients. This obviously only works on the local
> segment. Any suggestions how I could broadcast outside the segment. 
> Multicast in python seems quite clunky and unreliable ?

If you look at the P2P systems out there, none of them discover each 
other. You have to give them a starting node, which knows about other 
nodes, etc.

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