Framework for Real-Time Text over IP Using the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
RFC 5194

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Subject: Document Action: 'Framework for Real-Time Text over IP 
         Using the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)' to Informational 
         RFC 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Framework for Real-Time Text over IP Using the Session Initiation 
   Protocol (SIP) '
   <draft-ietf-sipping-toip-10.txt> as an Informational RFC

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

The IESG contact persons are Jon Peterson and Cullen Jennings.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-sipping-toip-10.txt

Technical Summary
 
This document lists the essential requirements for real-time Text-over-IP
(ToIP) and defines a framework for implementation of all required
functions based on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and the Real-Time
Transport Protocol (RTP). This includes interworking between Text-over-IP
and existing text telephony on the PSTN and other networks.
 
Working Group Summary
 
The SIPPING WG supports the development and advancement of this
document.
 
Protocol Quality
 
This document defines no new protocol elements. This document was
thoroughly reviewed by WG chairs and WG members. Mary Barnes is the
WG chair shepherd. Jon Peterson is the responsible Area director.