On Wed, 07-Nov-2001 at 18:25:18 +0000, Paul Jakma wrote:
Actually, that's been superceded by RFC 2782.
> service - well known service name
> protocol - tcp or udp (but some ferkin idiots thought it'd be clever
> to use _tcp and _udp -> active directory and more.. same for service,
> eg "_http". arg....)
Take a look at the new RFC I mentioned. It does, unfortunately, specify
that the underscore is now required.
> all above is done client side. and clients that dont support SRV will
> obviously not make use of it.
Sadly, not many clients do support it.
There is talk about adding it to Mozilla, but it seems to be primarily talk
at the moment. Dealing with the failover issues when you're talking about
an ephemeral protocol like HTTP isn't as easy as it sounds.
But it really would be nice if this would happen. With SRV records, I'd
finally accept the idea of <http://wunsch.org/> being a reasonable sort of
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