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InfoWorld: Jini's Competition

Jan 24, 1999, 00:23 (0 Talkback[s])

This week's Nicholas Petreley forum.

"If you plug a Jini-equipped printer, camera, and disk drive into a network, Jini allows them to discover one another and figure out how to use each others' services. For example, the camera will automatically know how to save pictures to the disk drive or print the photographs on the printer.

"Microsoft is about to pitch its competitor to Jini, called Universal Plug and Play." Do you think Microsoft is foolish enough to make its Universal Plug and Play specification Windows-specific?"

Read Jini's Competition.