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RTP Payload Format for the Mixed Excitation Linear Prediction Enhanced (MELPe) Codec
RFC 8130

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To: "IETF-Announce" <>
Cc:,,, "Roni Even" <>,,, "The IESG" <>,
Subject: Protocol Action: 'RTP Payload Format for MELPe Codec' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-payload-melpe-06.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'RTP Payload Format for MELPe Codec'
  (draft-ietf-payload-melpe-06.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Audio/Video Transport Payloads
Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Alexey Melnikov, Ben Campbell and Alissa

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

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Technical Summary

This document describes the RTP payload format for the Mixed Excitation Linear Prediction Enhanced (MELPe) speech coder.  MELPe's three different speech encoding rates and sample frames sizes are supported.  Comfort noise procedures and packet loss concealment are   detailed.

Working Group Summary

The document was discussed in the meetings,  and on the mailing list. The open issues were addressed and there are no open issues, there was consensus on the content of the document.

Document Quality

There are existing implementations and the authors came to the IETF to register the payload subtype name being already used. The request for a media type review was posted on September 8th, 2016.


Roni Even is the Document Shepherd.
The responsible AD is Ben Campbell.

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