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Versions: 02 03 04 05 rfc3059                            Standards Track
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        RFC 3059

        Title:      Attribute List Extension for the Service Location
                    Protocol
        Author(s):  E. Guttman
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       February 2001
        Mailbox:    Erik.Guttman@sun.com
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 11208
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-guttman-svrloc-attrlist-ext-05.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3059.txt


The Service Location Protocol, Version 2 (SLPv2) provides a mechanism
for a service to be discovered in a single exchange of messages.  This
exchange of messages does not presently include any of the service's
attributes.  This document specifies a SLPv2 extension which allows
a User Agent (UA) to request a service's attributes be included as an
extension to Service Reply messages.  This will eliminate the need
for multiple round trip messages for a UA to acquire all service
information.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
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