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This draft is a work item of the Next Steps in Signaling Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Requirements for QoS Signaling Protocols
Author(s) : M. Brunner
Filename : draft-ietf-nsis-req-02.txt
Pages : 51
Date : 17-May-02
This document defines requirements for signaling QoS across
different network environments. To achieve wide applicability of the
requirements, the starting point is a diverse set of scenarios/use
cases concerning various types of networks and application
interactions. We also provide an outline structure for the problem,
including QoS related terminology. Taken with the scenarios, this
allows us to focus more precisely on which parts of the overall QoS
problem needs to be solved. We present the assumptions and the
aspects not considered within scope before listing the requirements
grouped according to areas such as architecture and design goals,
signaling flows, layering, performance, flexibility, security, and
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