Re: [MMUSIC] QUERY: info about a=cat, a=keywds, a=tool

Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat@alum.mit.edu> Wed, 06 August 2014 14:20 UTC

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Subject: Re: [MMUSIC] QUERY: info about a=cat, a=keywds, a=tool
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On 8/6/14 7:01 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:

> VLC uses a=tool and a=cat. The dot separator is handled. Of course, tool
> can be replaced with User-Agent and Server headers in the case of SIP
> and RTSP, but that just does not fly in the case of SAP. So please keep
> them.
>
> Ideally, a=tool would use the User-Agent syntax, but it's too late. Just
> leave it as free form. And anyway, the User-Agent syntax is violated as
> often as it's respected.

OK. I am inclined to define the value for tools as <byte-string>, which 
is as flexible as it can be.

	Thanks,
	Paul