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        RFC 3351

        Title:      User Requirements for the Session Initiation
                    Protocol (SIP) in Support of Deaf, Hard of Hearing
                    and Speech-impaired Individuals
        Author(s):  N. Charlton, M. Gasson, G. Gybels, M. Spanner,
                    A. van Wijk
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       August 2002
        Mailbox:    nathan@millpark.com,
        Pages:      17
        Characters: 33894
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-sipping-deaf-req-03.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3351.txt

This document presents a set of Session Initiation Protocol
(SIP) user requirements that support communications for deaf, hard of
hearing and speech-impaired individuals.  These user requirements
address the current difficulties of deaf, hard of hearing and
speech-impaired individuals in using communications facilities, while
acknowledging the multi-functional potential of SIP-based

A number of issues related to these user requirements are further
raised in this document.

Also included are some real world scenarios and some technical
requirements to show the robustness of these requirements on a

This document is a product of the Session Initiation Proposal
Investigation Working Group of the IETF.

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