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

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From: "Olivier Biot" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 20:53:15 +0200
From: Ulf Lamping

| Tomas Kukosa wrote:
|
| > I think about following new field types:
| > 1) FT_UUID - Universally Unique IDentifier
| >     fixed length 16 bytes
| >     display format XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX
|
| I would agree. However, as UUID's sometimes can be replaced by some
sort
| of name resolution, e.g. in DCE-RPC, it might not be helpful in all
| situations.

Then I'd suggest providing a call-back function responsible for the
name resolution (NULL if no such function exists). Those call-back
functions may then be enabled/disabled via protocol preferences for
example.

Best regards,

Olivier