[asterisk-dev] Via/maddr: (was Re: [Code Review] Properly route responses according to the Via headers in the request)

Olle E. Johansson oej at edvina.net
Tue Jan 4 11:19:41 CST 2011

4 jan 2011 kl. 14.50 skrev Simon Perreault:

> Le 04/01/2011 3:03 AM, Olle E. Johansson a écrit :
>> Simon, if you re-read the RFC, maddr in via headers is a multicast IF
>> there's  a given TTL. Unfortunately there's an opening for using it
>> with non-multicast that I think should be closed, removed and
>> forgotten.
> Agreed, and I'd go even further, FWIW: the next revision of SIP should eliminate maddr completely. Multicast SIP should be defined in a separate RFC to ensure that it gets proper review and we don't end up with half-solutions like maddr.

So after bashing the maddr via header option for a while, we have a lot of people disliking it.
We should really make the support of ;maddr in via headers optional.


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