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Common Gateway Interface for SIP

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Document Type
This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3050.
Authors Henning Schulzrinne , Jonathan Rosenberg , Jonathan Lennox
Last updated 2013-03-02 (Latest revision 2000-06-06)
RFC stream Legacy stream
Intended RFC status Informational
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Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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IESG IESG state Became RFC 3050 (Informational)
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        RFC 3050

        Title:      Common Gateway Interface for SIP
        Author(s):  J. Lennox, H. Schulzrinne, J. Rosenberg
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       January 2001
        Pages:      35
        Characters: 76652
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None        

        I-D Tag:    draft-lennox-sip-cgi-04.txt


In Internet telephony, there must be a means by which new services are
created and deployed rapidly.  In the World Wide Web, the Common
Gateway Interface (CGI) has served as popular means towards
programming web services.  Due to the similarities between the Session
Initiation Protocol (SIP) and the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP),
CGI is a good candidate for service creation in a SIP environment.
This document defines a SIP CGI interface for providing SIP services
on a SIP server.

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