[Standards] [Fwd: [Council] meeting minutes, 2008-11-05]

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Nov 19 05:22:30 UTC 2008

Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Justin Karneges wrote:
>> On Monday 17 November 2008 16:33:42 Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> Note: The format used for publishing the TXT record value to the mDNS
>>> daemon depends on the mDNS daemon in use, and might not follow the
>>> binary format described here (e.g., it might consist of a series of
>>> quoted strings, one for each parameter).
>> Humm, there is something goofy about this text.
>> At the high level, a TXT record holds a list of strings; it's a container for 
>> a string list.  It should be enough for XEP-174 to simply say, "the TXT 
>> record must contain the following strings..." and be done with it.  It 
>> shouldn't need to detail out the actual binary representation of the TXT 
>> record.
> Yes, that makes sense. I was misled by the DNS-SD spec into thinking
> that this mattered for XEP-0174.

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