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

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Fri Nov 7 17:13:29 UTC 2008

On Friday 07 November 2008 08:34:07 Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Right, so the question is not "what format is sent over the wire?" (as
> we can see that's the fancy encoding to save space and indicate the
> length of each key-value pair) but "what is the format that an entity
> publishes to the mdns address?" (and that might be a text-based notation
> with each key-value pair contained within quotes). In any case, I think
> that what's currently in XEP-0174 is wrong because you don't publish one
> TXT record for each key-value pair, instead you publish a single TXT
> record that contains all of the key-value pairs.

Correct.  A single TXT record contains all the strings.

> So that means you  publish something like this (it would be all one "line"
> in DNS but I can't show that in email):
> juliet at pronto._presence._tcp.local. IN TXT "txtvers=1" "1st=Juliet"
> "email=juliet at capulet.lit" "hash=sha-1" "jid=juliet at capulet.lit"
> "last=Capulet" "msg=Hanging out downtown" "nick=JuliC"
> "node=http://www.adiumx.com"
> "phsh=a3839614e1a382bcfebbcf20464f519e81770813" "port.p2pj=5562"
> "status=avail" "vc=CA!" "ver=QgayPKawpkPSDYmwT/WM94uAlu0="
> Yes, no, maybe?



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