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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-simple-im-session-00.txt



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This draft is a work item of the SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: SIP Instant Message Sessions
	Author(s)	: B. Campbell, J. Rosenberg
	Filename	: draft-ietf-simple-im-session-00.txt
	Pages		: 12
	Date		: 18-Jul-01
	
The current specification for the SIP MESSAGE request method
indicates that SIP instant messages according to a model similar to
that of a text pager, in that each message stands alone. There is no
concept of a chat session or a text conference where there is a
stream of messages that are grouped into a session. This memo
proposes a method of describing MESSAGE sessions by treating the
message session just like any other media session described in an
SDP body in an INVITE request.

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