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[Sip] I-D ACTION:draft-spbs-sip-negotiate-00.txt

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	Title		: The SIP Negotiate Method
	Author(s)	: S. Parameswar, B. Stucker
	Filename	: draft-spbs-sip-negotiate-00.txt
	Pages		: 
	Date		: 31-Aug-01
There is a need to negotiate a multitude of parameters, settings, 
and algorithms when setting up sessions using Session Initiated 
Protocol (SIP). While SIP itself provides mechanisms for 
negotiation of these parameters on a per-session basis through the
use of the INVITE method, it does not provide a ready mechanism
for meta-session negotiation. The closest mechanism provided is 
the REGISTER method, however, this method is directed towards the 
registrar alone, and cannot be used to conduct negotiation of 
parameters between any two arbitrary SIP nodes.

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