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

"Vijay K. Gurbani" <vkg@alcatel-lucent.com> Fri, 08 May 2009 13:53 UTC

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Christer Holmberg wrote:
> 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?  Or am I missing the point of your question?

Thanks,

- vijay
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