X over bluetooth?

Mitch Skinner lists at arctur.us
Mon Feb 5 00:37:28 CET 2007

On Sun, 2007-02-04 at 11:39 +0100, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> If you have IP networking over Bluetooth, you can directly access X11  
> (and other client-server apps) without modifying it at all.
> So, it appears to me to be a better solution to make the OpenMoko a  
> wireless client of your LAN.

Hence my question about how much overhead is involved with running
networking over bluetooth (BNEP).  Does anyone have measurements on


> > My question is, would it be better to use BNEP?  Or does BNEP impose
> > some overhead that we could avoid by going over straight rfcomm?  It
> > doesn't seem like a huge amount of effort to add bluetooth support  
> > to X,
> > though it might be a while before that was widely deployed.   
> > Besides SDP
> > support, what else would be involved?

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