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Title : SIP Telephony Device Requirements, Configuration and Data
Author(s) : I. Butcher, S. Lass, D. Petrie, H. Sinnreich, C. Stredicke
Filename : draft-sinnreich-sipdev-req-02.txt
Pages : 40
Date : 2003-10-16
This informational I-D describes the requirements for SIP Telephony
devices, based on the deployment experience of large numbers of SIP
phones and PC clients using different implementations. The document
reviews the generic requirements for SIP telephony devices, the
automatic device configuration process, the device configuration data
and examples for XML configuration data formats.
SIP telephony devices are highly complex IP endpoints that speak many
Internet protocols, have text, audio and visual interfaces, various
input modes, and require functionality targeted at several
constituencies: (1) End users, (2) service providers and network
administrators and (3) manufacturers and system integrators.
The objectives of the requirements are a minimum set of
interoperability and multi-vendor supported core features, so as to
enable similar ease of purchase, installation and operation as found
for standard PCs, analog feature phones or mobile phones.
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