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This draft is a work item of the Internet Fax Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Internet FAX Gateway Functions
Author(s) : K. Mimura, K. Yokoyama, T. Satoh, C. Kanaide
Filename : draft-ietf-fax-gateway-protocol-05.txt
Pages : 12
Date : 28-Jun-01
An Internet FAX Gateway provides functions which translate facsimile
between the general switched telephone network (GSTN) the Internet.
This document provides information on recommended behaviors for
Internet FAX Gateways Functions for email-based Internet fax.
In this context, an Offramp means facsimile data transmission to the
GSTN from the Internet, and onramp means facsimile data transmission
to Internet from the GSTN. This document covers the delivery-process
of the data among equipment which may include Internet Fax terminals,
PCs on the Internet and FAX terminal on GSTN.
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