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Date:	Thu, 06 Dec 2007 00:39:22 +0100
From:	Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>
To:	renzo@...unibo.it (Renzo Davoli)
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: New Address Family: Inter Process Networking (IPN)

renzo@...unibo.it (Renzo Davoli) writes:

> Berkeley socket have been designed for client server or point to point
> communication. All existing Address Families implement this idea.

Netlink is multicast/broadcast by default for once. And BC/MC certainly
works for IPv[46] and a couple of other protocols too.

> IPN is an Inter Process Communication paradigm where all the processes
> appear as they were connected by a networking bus.

Sounds like netlink. See also RFC 3549

Haven't read further I admit.

-Andi
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