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How to Write an RTP Payload Format

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Magnus Westerlund
Last updated 2006-05-08 (Latest revision 2006-02-27)
Replaced by draft-ietf-avt-rtp-howto
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This document contains information on how to best write an RTP payload format. Reading tips, design practices, and practical tips on how to quickly and with good results produce an RTP payload format specification. A template is also included with instructions that can be used when writing an RTP payload format.


Magnus Westerlund

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