[jsr360-observers] [jsr360-experts] Re: Accesspoint selection for Ping and DNS
- From: Michael Lagally <
- Subject: [jsr360-observers] [jsr360-experts] Re: Accesspoint selection for Ping and DNS
- Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:10:11 +0100
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thanks a lot for raising the issue.
The NetworkUtilities currently just operate over the default access point.
If we were to use AP as a parameter, a call to these methods could trigger
disconnects and connects on APs and network interfaces,
that would potentially break sessions on other connections.
I feel that this extension would rather complicate matters further.
Another solution could be to move the methods of the
NetworkUtilities to the NetworkInterface - As such the AccessPoint
is clearly determined.
What do you and others think ?
On 19.11.2013, at 11:12, Lampart Thomas wrote:
> Dear specleads, experts,
> I would like to address one issue which came up here during a internal
> As discussed recently, we can have multiple AccessPoints on one
> NetworkInterface (e.g. in 2G/3G or Wifi).
> These AccessPoints can be used by different midlets but also by the same
> Now when a midlet wants to use any of the methods in NetworkUtilities how
> would the implementation decide which AccessPoint to use ??
> The used AccessPoint can be a big difference for the outcome of the
> I have got the feeling that AccessPoint actually needs to be a parameter of
> the methods in NetUtilities. What do you think ?
> Best regards
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