Different types of nodes in P2PSIP
draft-li-p2psip-node-types-00

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Abstract

This document is an attempt to classify different types of node in peer-to-peer Session Initiation Protocol (P2PSIP). Four possible types of nodes in P2PSIP are discussed based on two characters: whether it offers overlay-routing services and whether it offers storage functions. The behaviors of each type of nodes and their possible necessities are analyzed. This document is dedicated to be a reference for clarifying some controversial terms in P2PSIP working group, such as "client", "low-function peer", etc.

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Yao Wang (yaowang.bupt@gmail.com)

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