[rfc-dist] RFC 4582 on The Binary Floor Control Protocol (BFCP)

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        RFC 4582

        Title:      The Binary Floor Control Protocol 
                    (BFCP) 
        Author:     G. Camarillo, J. Ott,
                    K. Drage
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       November 2006
        Mailbox:    Gonzalo.Camarillo at ericsson.com, 
                    jo at netlab.hut.fi, 
                    drage at lucent.com
        Pages:      65
        Characters: 154497
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-xcon-bfcp-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4582.txt

Floor control is a means to manage joint or exclusive access to
shared resources in a (multiparty) conferencing environment.
Thereby, floor control complements other functions -- such as
conference and media session setup, conference policy manipulation,
and media control -- that are realized by other protocols.

This document specifies the Binary Floor Control Protocol (BFCP).
BFCP is used between floor participants and floor control servers,
and between floor chairs (i.e., moderators) and floor control
servers.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Centralized Conferencing
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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