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Multi-party Chat Using the Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP) (RFC7701) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245058D
Original Publication Date: 2015-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-07

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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A. Niemi: AUTHOR [+2]


The Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP) [RFC4975] defines a mechanism for sending a series of instant messages within a session. The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) [RFC3261] in combination with the Session Description Protocol (SDP) [RFC4566] allows for two peers to establish and manage such sessions.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                          A. Niemi Request for Comments: 7701 Category: Standards Track                               M. Garcia-Martin ISSN: 2070-1721                                                 Ericsson                                                            G. Sandbakken                                                            Cisco Systems                                                            December 2015

     Multi-party Chat Using the Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP)


   The Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP) defines a mechanism for    sending instant messages (IMs) within a peer-to-peer session,    negotiated using the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and the    Session Description Protocol (SDP).  This document defines the    necessary tools for establishing multi-party chat sessions, or chat    rooms, using MSRP.

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   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

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 Niemi, et al.                Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7701                  Multi-party Chat MSRP            December 2015

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