This specification pertains to the DirectPlay 8 Protocol and describes the technology available for enumerating DirectPlay 8 hosts and ports. The enumeration functionality provided by the DirectPlay 8 Protocol allows a DirectPlay 8 Client/Peer to discover one or more DirectPlay 8 Servers/Hosts.
Sections 1.8, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative and can contain the terms MAY, SHOULD, MUST, MUST NOT, and SHOULD NOT as defined in RFC 2119. Sections 1.5 and 1.9 are also normative but cannot contain those terms. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.