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Enhanced Compressed RTP (CRTP) for Links with High Delay, Packet Loss and Reordering

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3545.
Authors Patrick Ruddy , Bruce Thompson , Stephen L. Casner , Thima Koren , John Geevarghese
Last updated 2013-03-02 (Latest revision 2003-03-03)
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        RFC 3545

        Title:      Enhanced Compressed RTP (CRTP) for Links with High
                    Delay, Packet Loss and Reordering
        Author(s):  T. Koren, S. Casner, J. Geevarghese, B. Thompson,
                    P. Ruddy
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       July 2003
        Pages:      22
        Characters: 48278
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-avt-crtp-enhance-07.txt


This document describes a header compression scheme for point to
point links with packet loss and long delays.  It is based on
Compressed Real-time Transport Protocol (CRTP), the IP/UDP/RTP
header compression described in RFC 2508.  CRTP does not perform well
on such links: packet loss results in context corruption and due to
the long delay, many more packets are discarded before the context
is repaired.  To correct the behavior of CRTP over such links, a few
extensions to the protocol are specified here.  The extensions aim to
reduce context corruption by changing the way the compressor updates
the context at the decompressor: updates are repeated and include
updates to full and differential context parameters.  With these
extensions, CRTP performs well over links with packet loss, packet
reordering and long delays.

This document is a product of the Audio Video Transport Working Group
of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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