RFC 5264

Publication of Partial Presence Information, September 2008

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https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5264.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
A. Niemi
M. Lonnfors
E. Leppanen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
simple (rai)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5264

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Abstract

The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Extension for Event State Publication describes a mechanism with which a presence user agent is able to publish presence information to a presence agent. Using the Presence Information Data Format (PIDF), each presence publication contains full state, regardless of how much of that information has actually changed since the previous update. As a consequence, updating a sizeable presence document with small changes bears a considerable overhead and is therefore inefficient. Especially with low bandwidth and high latency links, this can constitute a considerable burden to the system. This memo defines a solution that aids in reducing the impact of those constraints and increases transport efficiency by introducing a mechanism that allows for publication of partial presence information. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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