[Standards-JIG] Link Local Message and Required TXT Records

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Sun Apr 16 15:01:26 UTC 2006


On Saturday 15 April 2006 09:30, Jason Salaz wrote:
> On 4/15/06, Justin Karneges <justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com> 
wrote:
> > On Saturday 15 April 2006 08:32, Jason Salaz wrote:
> > > Why is first name and last name a required TXT record that MUST be
> > > 'announced'?
> >
> > Apple's decision, I guess.
>
> Actually, IETF Working Groups decision, no?

Apple is working with the IETF to define Zeroconf, but not Link-Local 
Messaging.  Link-Local Messaging is just one of many possible kinds of 
Zeroconf services.

As of now, Apple has shown no interest in pushing Link-Local Messaging through 
the IETF.  In fact, Apple has shown no interest in documenting the protocol 
at all, anywhere.  It is very much their protocol, and therefore the 
first/last name thing was their decision.

> > > 1) Is this a standard of link local messaging?
> >
> > Yes.
>
> Link?

http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0174.html

-Justin



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