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Voice Profile for Internet Mail - version 2 (RFC2421)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002998D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 56 page(s) / 73K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

G. Vaudreuil: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2421: DOI

Abstract

This document profiles Internet mail for voice messaging. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group G. Vaudreuil Request for Comments: 2421 Lucent Technologies Obsoletes: 1911 G. Parsons Category: Standards Track Northern Telecom September 1998

Voice Profile for Internet Mail - version 2

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1998). All Rights Reserved.

Overview

This document profiles Internet mail for voice messaging. It obsoletes RFC 1911 which describes version 1 of the profile. A list of changes from that document are noted in Appendix F. As well, Appendix A summarizes the protocol profiles of this version of VPIM.

Please send comments on this document to the EMA VPIM Work Group mailing list: <vpim-l@ema.org>

Working Group Summary

This profile is not the product of an IETF working group, though several have reviewed the document. It is instead the product of the VPIM Work Group of the Electronic Messaging Association (EMA). This work group, which has representatives from most major voice mail vendors and several email vendors, has held several interoperability demonstrations between voice messaging vendors and is currently promoting VPIM trials and deployment.

Vaudreuil & Parsons Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 2421 VPIM v2 September 1998

Table of Contents

1. ABSTRACT .........................................................3 2. SCOPE ............................................................3 2.1 Voice Messaging System Limitations ............................3 2.2 Design Goals ..................................................4 3. PROTOCOL RESTRICTIONS ............................................5 4. VOICE MESSAGE INTERCHANGE FORMAT .................................6 4.1 Message Addressing Formats ....................................6 4.2 Message Header Fields .........................................9 4.3 Voice Message Content Types ..................................15 4.4 Other Message Content Types ..................................21 4.5 Forwarded Messages ...........................................23 4.6 Reply Messages ...............................................23 4.7 Notification Messages ........................................24 5. MESSAGE TRANSPORT PROTOCOL ......................................24 5.1 ESMTP Commands ...............................................25 5.2 ESMTP Keywords ...............................................27 5.3 ESMTP Parameters - MAIL FROM .................................28 5.4 ESMTP Parameters - RCPT TO ...................................29 5.5 ESMTP - SMTP Downgrading .....................................29 6. DIRECTORY ADDRESS RESOLUTION ....................................30 7. IMAP .............................

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