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Guidelines for Instant Message Sessions

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Allison J. Mankin , Jon Peterson
Last updated 2001-11-20
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This document recommends a set of guidelines for session-based instant messaging, focusing particularly on security properties, the selection of transport protocols and the effects of network intermediaries.


Allison J. Mankin
Jon Peterson

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