[Ndn-interest] Parameter, argument passing in Interest name
morambro at gmail.com
Mon May 11 11:33:17 PDT 2015
The idea is that the Producer should be aware that the interest name
contains the parameters (e.g.,
Once received the interest, the Producer will parse the name specified in
the interest and extract the data.
On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Anil Jangam <anilj.mailing at gmail.com>
> Thanks Peter.. just to clarify.. when you said 1. "parse it on the
> producer side " and 2. "your producer should be aware of that" you
> actually meant to say Consumer, right? This basically means, I will have to
> design my application namespace carefully to accommodate such extensions,
> and its completely application level details.
> I was curious if protocol itself offers anything (so I just use an API) to
> set any user specific data into Interest, which ideally does the same thing
> as you mentioned.
> On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 11:13 AM, Gusev, Peter <peter at remap.ucla.edu>
>> Hi Anil,
>> I believe you can pass anything you like after the prefix your producer
>> has registered. Though you have to parse it on the producer side if it’s
>> something more than just another few name components.
>> I.e. your producer has registered prefix */ndn/edu/ucla/remap/some_app/something
>> *that will make it receiving any interests with this prefix, so you can
>> send out interests like that */ndn/edu/ucla/remap/some_app/something/arg1/10/arg2/20/arg3/30
>> *and your producer should be aware of that and treat name components
>> that come after the registered prefix accordingly.
>> Peter Gusev
>> Programmer/Analyst @ REMAP, UCLA
>> peter at remap.ucla.edu
>> +1 213 5872748
>> peetonn_ (skype)
>> On May 11, 2015, at 11:05 AM, Muhammad Hosain Abdollahi Sabet <
>> M.AbdollahiSabet at mail.sbu.ac.ir> wrote:
>> Hi Anil,
>> The only way that I'm aware of, is kind of tricky. The parameter
>> sender(active producer?) sends an interest to a receiver(passive consumer).
>> The receiver responds to the interest and sends another interest. Finally
>> the sender pass parameter in a data packet in response to the latter.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ndn-interest on behalf of Anil Jangam
>> Sent: Mon 5/11/2015 10:23 PM
>> To: ndn-interest at lists.cs.ucla.edu
>> Subject: [Ndn-interest] Parameter, argument passing in Interest name
>> I am trying to understand how I can pass a parameter using Interest
>> as a carrier. I want to exchange an application specific data between
>> producer and consumer.
>> I believe some mechanism exist to pass argument in strategy URL using
>> '?id=1254' convention. Does something similar possible within Interest
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