RFC 3994

Indication of Message Composition for Instant Messaging, January 2005

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3994.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
H. Schulzrinne
Stream:
IETF
Source:
simple (rai)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3994

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Abstract

In instant messaging (IM) systems, it is useful to know during an IM conversation whether the other party is composing a message; e.g., typing or recording an audio message. This document defines a new status message content type and XML namespace that conveys information about a message being composed. The status message can indicate the composition of a message of any type, including text, voice, or video. The status messages are delivered to the instant messaging recipient in the same manner as the instant messages themselves. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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