[Standards] XEP-0322: EXI for constrained processing environments
Rick van Rein
rick at openfortress.nl
Wed Jul 1 13:27:04 UTC 2015
Thanks for the references; I had indeed missed discussion. I also noted that the Last Call seems to have been closed.
> I think you gave yourself the answer in the latter part of your mail mentioning that with a dedicated port one can start using EXI right-away.
> Is this approach not working for you?
This means that the constrained elements could only communicate through their "home server", for which a port was hard-configured, right? They could not perform SRV lookups for another domain and communicate with that. This might be a reasonable assumption, but it is good to be aware of such limitations.
>> As for the EXI cookie, is it an idea to use a processing instruction
>> and/or XML declaration that would be sent to the server?
> Please correct me if I am wrong but I think this has nothing to do with processing instructions. The EXI Cookie is an optional part of the EXI stream. In fact it is nothing more than a 4 byte "magic cookie" that serves to identify whether a stream is XML or EXI.
Yes, you are right. I was not aware that $EXI was part of the EXI specification, and assumed it was invented by the XEP.
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