Problem Statement for Referral

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The purpose of a referral is to enable a given entity in a multiparty Internet application to pass information to another party. It enables a communication initiator to be aware of relevant information of its destination entity before launching the communication. This memo discusses the problems involved in referral scenarios.


Sheng Jiang (
Brian Carpenter (
Zhen Cao (

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