Re: [sip-clf] New CLF Syntax draft (text with index)

"Christer Holmberg" <christer.holmberg@ericsson.com> Tue, 19 May 2009 11:44 UTC

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Hi, 

>>I haven't followed the what-encoding-to-use discussion in detail (I 
>>don't have any personal preference), and I appologise if the following

>>has already been discussed.
>> 
>>Have people taken into consideration the text in the body handling 
>>draft, which says that binary data in message bodies SHOULD be 
>>transfered using "pure" binary encoding.
>> 
>>I know what we are not talking about a message body type now, but do 
>>we want SIP entities to have to support different kind of binary
encodings?
>>They may of course have to do that anyway, if they support protocols 
>>etc outside our control, but still...
> 
>Christer: For CLF purpose, if a binary body is to be logged, 
>it seems appropriate to uuencode it or something along those 
>lines, no?

Why?

>Or am I missing the point of your question?

My question was why we choose to different binary encoding (no matter
what we are logging) than we use in binary message bodies.

Regards,

Christer