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Change Process for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) (RFC3427)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010590D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Dec-20
Document File: 13 page(s) / 26K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Mankin: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

This memo documents a process intended to apply architectural discipline to the future development of the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). There have been concerns with regards to new SIP proposals. Specifically, that the addition of new SIP features can be damaging towards security and/or greatly increase the complexity of the protocol. The Transport Area directors, along with the SIP and Session Initiation Proposal Investigation (SIPPING) working group chairs, have provided suggestions for SIP modifications and extensions.

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� � � � � � � Change Process for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Status of this Memo

� � This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the

� � Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

� � improvements.� Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

� � Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002).� All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

� � This memo documents a process intended to apply architectural

� � discipline to the future development of the Session Initiation

� � Protocol (SIP).� There have been concerns with regards to new SIP

� � proposals.� Specifically, that the addition of new SIP features can

� � be damaging towards security and/or greatly increase the complexity

� � of the protocol.� The Transport Area directors, along with the SIP

� � and Session Initiation Proposal Investigation (SIPPING) working group

� � chairs, have provided suggestions for SIP modifications and

� � extensions.

1. Terminology

� � In this document, the key words "MAY", "MUST, "MUST NOT", "SHOULD",

� � and "SHOULD NOT", are to be interpreted as described in Keywords [1].

Mankin, et. al.� � � � � � � � � Best Current Practice� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � [Page 1]

RFC 3427� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � Change Process for SIP� � � � � � � � � � � December 2002

2. History and Development

� � The IETF's Session Initiation Protoc...