PIP-DEMO: An Interoperable Presence Information Protocol

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Authors Mark Day  , Gordon Mohr  , Dave Marvit  , Sonu Aggarwal  , Avshalom Houri  , Youji Kohda 
Last updated 1998-08-11
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PIP/0.2 is a demonstration protocol designed as a testbed for certain ideas about meeting 'Presence Information Protocol' requirements in a straightforward, interoperable fashion. Drawing from earlier proposals in this area, PIP/0.2 aims to: 1) Enable basic 'presence information' sharing 2) Enable simple text messaging; and 3) Remain easy to understand and implement PIP/0.2 specifically makes NO attempt to be: 1) Secure 2) Scalable/efficient; or 3) Rigorously specified


Mark Day (mday@alum.mit.edu)
Gordon Mohr (gojomo@activerse.com)
Dave Marvit (dave@marvit.org)
Sonu Aggarwal (sonuag@microsoft.com)
Avshalom Houri (avshalom@il.ibm.com)
Youji Kohda (kohda@flab.fujitsu.co.jp)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)