The VPIM directory schema provides essential additional attributes
to recreate the voice mail user experience using standardized
directories. This user experience provides, at the time of
addressing, basic assurances that the message will be delivered
The VPIM routing document describes two mechanisms by which a
sending VPIM system may determine the destination mailbox given a
telephone number. Both mechanisms build upon ENUM. One mechanism
utilizes an LDAP query to determine recipient capabilities and
retrieve address confirmation information such as a spoken or text
Working Group Summary
These documents are products of the Voice Profile for Internet Mail
(vpim) working group. Consensus to publish the documents was reached.
Comments received during the IETF last call have been addressed.
Scott Hollenbeck has reviewed this specification for the IESG.