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Peer-to-Peer Streaming Tracker Protocol (PPSTP) (RFC7846)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246722D
Original Publication Date: 2016-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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R. Cruz: AUTHOR [+7]


The Peer-to-Peer Streaming Protocol (PPSP) is composed of two protocols: the Tracker Protocol (defined in this document) and the Peer Protocol (defined in [RFC7574]). [RFC6972] specifies that the Tracker Protocol should standardize the messages between PPSP peers and PPSP trackers and also defines the requirements.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                           R. Cruz Request for Comments: 7846                                      M. Nunes Category: Standards Track                              IST/INESC-ID/INOV ISSN: 2070-1721                                                   J. Xia                                                            R. Huang, Ed.                                                                   Huawei                                                               J. Taveira                                                                 IST/INOV                                                                D. Lingli                                                             China Mobile                                                                 May 2016

             Peer-to-Peer Streaming Tracker Protocol (PPSTP)


   This document specifies the base Peer-to-Peer Streaming Tracker    Protocol (PPSTP) version 1, an application-layer control (signaling)    protocol for the exchange of meta information between trackers and    peers.  The specification outlines the architecture of the protocol    and its functionality; it also describes message flows, message    processing instructions, message formats, formal syntax, and    semantics.  The PPSTP enables cooperating peers to form content-    streaming overlay networks to support near real-time delivery of    structured media content (audio, video, and associated timed text and    metadata), such as adaptive multi-rate, layered (scalable), and    multi-view (3D) videos in live, time-shifted, and on-demand modes.

Status of This Memo

   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 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7846.

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