For various projects, especially Noidfs , it would be very useful to be able to reliably communicate with other machines on my
LAN, or across a slow VPN link. I want automatic peer discovery, simple and reliable multicast and simple and reliable unicast. After searching around, and evaluating things like Corba, TIPC, Danga and RTSP, I eventually decided to write my own.
This project is about 80% complete. See the Net::Cluster Design document for more info.