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Annotated Example SDP for WebRTC

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (rtcweb WG)
Authors Suhas Nandakumar , Cullen Jennings
Last updated 2021-06-20 (Latest revision 2020-12-17)
Replaces draft-nandakumar-rtcweb-sdp
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
Expired & archived
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Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd Ted Hardie
Shepherd write-up Show Last changed 2018-10-04
IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
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Consensus boilerplate Yes
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Responsible AD Murray Kucherawy
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IANA IANA review state Version Changed - Review Needed
IANA action state In Progress
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The Web Real Time Communications (WebRTC) family of protocols defines mechanism for direct interactive rich communication using audio, video, and data between two peers' web browsers. With in the WebRTC framework, the Session Description Protocol (SDP) is used for negotiating session capabilities between the peers. Such a negotiation happens based on the SDP offer/answer exchange mechanism This document provides an informational reference in describing the role of SDP and the offer/answer exchange mechanism for the most common WebRTC use cases. This document makes no changes to the SDP offer/answer exchange mechanism.


Suhas Nandakumar
Cullen Jennings

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