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RTCWeb Offer/Answer Protocol (ROAP)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Cullen Fluffy Jennings , Jonathan Rosenberg , Randell Jesup
Last updated 2012-05-02 (Latest revision 2011-10-30)
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
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This document describes an protocol used to negotiate media between browsers or other compatible devices. This protocol provides the state machinery needed to implement the offer/answer model (RFC 3264), and defines the semantics and necessary attributes of messages that must be exchanged. The protocol uses an abstract transport in that it does not actually define how these messages are exchanged. Rather, such exchanges are handled through web-based transports like HTTP or WebSockets. The protocol focuses solely on media negotiation and does not handle call control, call processing, or other functions.


Cullen Fluffy Jennings
Jonathan Rosenberg
Randell Jesup

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