Ethereal-dev: [Ethereal-dev] New field types proposal

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From: Tomas Kukosa <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 16:11:21 +0200
I think about following new field types:
1) FT_UUID - Universally Unique IDentifier
    fixed length 16 bytes
    display format XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX
2) FT_OID - ASN.1 OBJECT IDENTIFIER
    variable length
    dotted numeric display format (could be alternated with display option)
3) FT_PSTRING - conditional printable string
    variable length
    display format like FT_STRING if all charactes are printable, like FT_BYTES if not


What dou you think about it?

Unfortunately I have not implemented any field type and I do not know how much work it would be. Hints are welcome.
  Regards,
    Tomas