Presence Information Protocol Requirements
draft-dusseault-pipr-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Mark Day  , Lisa Dusseault  , Martin Calsyn  , Gordon Mohr  , Sonu Aggarwal 
Last updated 1998-02-10
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-dusseault-pipr-00.txt

Abstract

Online users have demonstrated a desire to know instantly whether another individual is online, to be notified when another individual arrives online, and to send instant messages. These applications currently use independent, non-standard and usually non-interoperable protocols. The goal is to define a standard protocol so that independently written client and server implementations can participate in a global network of ''online'' users. This draft outlines requirements for a Presence Information Protocol to support these applications. Distribution of this document is unlimited. Please send comments to the RVP discussion list at rvp@iastate.edu, which may be joined by sending a message with subject ''subscribe'' to rvp- request@iastate.edu. Archives of past messages are available. Send the single word \021help\022 to rvp-request@iastate.edu for more information.

Authors

Mark Day (mday@alum.mit.edu)
Lisa Dusseault (lisa.dusseault@gmail.com)
Martin Calsyn (martinca@microsoft.com)
Gordon Mohr (gojomo@activerse.com)
Sonu Aggarwal (sonuag@microsoft.com)

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