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Shepherd writeup

(1) What type of RFC is being requested (BCP, Proposed Standard, Internet
Standard, Informational, Experimental, or Historic)?


Why is this the proper type of RFC?

It contains no normative text, but describes the architecture of the siprec
protocols and metadata

Is this type of RFC indicated in the title page header?


(2) The IESG approval announcement includes a Document Announcement Write-Up.
Please provide such a Document Announcement Write-Up. Recent examples can be
found in the "Action" announcements for approved documents. The approval
announcement contains the following sections:

Technical Summary:
Session recording is a critical requirement in many communications environments
such as call centers and financial trading.  In some of    these environments,
all calls must be recorded for regulatory, compliance, and consumer protection
reasons.  Recording of a session is typically performed by sending a copy of a
media stream to a recording device.  This document describes architectures for
deploying session recording solutions in an environment which is based on the
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).

Working Group Summary:
This document has served as the introduction to the work group’s effort since
it was started, and we have been encouraged that new participants have been
able to use earlier drafts to come up to speed quickly.   We maintained an
issue tracker for the document and there are no open issues.

Document Quality:
Most of the “regulars” in the group have done thorough reviews, and resolving
their comments has been handled expeditiously with very little disagreement
once we all understood each other’s point of view.  As stated above, the
document is current with the protocol.

We have had an early AD review, which did not have many substantive comments
and all issues raised have been resolved.

WGLC resulted in minor edits although we did not get a lot of comments.  We
believe all of the active WG participants are very familiar with this document
and are quite comfortable with publishing it.

Brian Rosen is the Document Shepherd. Gonzalo Camarillo is the Responsible Area

(3) Briefly describe the review of this document that was performed by the
Document Shepherd. If this version of the document is not ready for
publication, please explain why the document is being forwarded to the IESG.

I have completed a review and believe the document is ready for publication

(4) Does the document Shepherd have any concerns about the depth or breadth of
the reviews that have been performed?


(5) Do portions of the document need review from a particular or from broader
perspective, e.g., security, operational complexity, AAA, DNS, DHCP, XML, or
internationalization? If so, describe the review that took place.


(6) Describe any specific concerns or issues that the Document Shepherd has
with this document that the Responsible Area Director and/or the IESG should be
aware of?

I have no concerns

(7) Has each author confirmed that any and all appropriate IPR disclosures
required for full conformance with the provisions of BCP 78 and BCP 79 have
already been filed. If not, explain why?


(8) Has an IPR disclosure been filed that references this document?

No IPR disclosures have been filed against this document.

(9) How solid is the WG consensus behind this document? Does it represent the
strong concurrence of a few individuals, with others being silent, or does the
WG as a whole understand and agree with it?

I believe this document has solid consensus from the working group.

(10) Has anyone threatened an appeal or otherwise indicated extreme discontent?
If so, please summarise the areas of conflict in separate email messages to the
Responsible Area Director. (It should be in a separate email because this
questionnaire is publicly available.)


(11) Identify any ID nits the Document Shepherd has found in this document.
(See and the Internet-Drafts Checklist).
Boilerplate checks are not enough; this check needs to be thorough.

There are no nits save a reference which needs a version update.

(12) Describe how the document meets any required formal review criteria, such
as the MIB Doctor, media type, and URI type reviews.

No such reviews are needed

(13) Have all references within this document been identified as either
normative or informative?

All references are informative

(14) Are there normative references to documents that are not ready for
advancement or are otherwise in an unclear state? If such normative references
exist, what is the plan for their completion?

There are no normative references

(15) Are there downward normative references references (see RFC 3967)? If so,
list these downward references to support the Area Director in the Last Call

There are no normative references

(16) Will publication of this document change the status of any existing RFCs?
Are those RFCs listed on the title page header, listed in the abstract, and
discussed in the introduction? If the RFCs are not listed in the Abstract and
Introduction, explain why, and point to the part of the document where the
relationship of this document to the other RFCs is discussed. If this
information is not in the document, explain why the WG considers it unnecessary.

This document does not change the status of any existing RFCs.

(17) Describe the Document Shepherd's review of the IANA considerations
section, especially with regard to its consistency with the body of the
document. Confirm that all protocol extensions that the document makes are
associated with the appropriate reservations in IANA registries. Confirm that
any referenced IANA registries have been clearly identified. Confirm that newly
created IANA registries include a detailed specification of the initial
contents for the registry, that allocations procedures for future registrations
are defined, and a reasonable name for the new registry has been suggested (see
RFC 5226).

This document has no IANA actions.

(18) List any new IANA registries that require Expert Review for future
allocations. Provide any public guidance that the IESG would find useful in
selecting the IANA Experts for these new registries.

This document has no IANA actions

(19) Describe reviews and automated checks performed by the Document Shepherd
to validate sections of the document written in a formal language, such as XML
code, BNF rules, MIB definitions, etc.

This document has no such sections