[rfc-dist] RFC 6972 on Problem Statement and Requirements of the Peer-to-Peer Streaming Protocol (PPSP)

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        RFC 6972

        Title:      Problem Statement and Requirements of 
                    the Peer-to-Peer Streaming Protocol (PPSP) 
        Author:     Y. Zhang, N. Zong
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       July 2013
        Mailbox:    hishigh at gmail.com, 
                    zongning at huawei.com
        Pages:      22
        Characters: 53634
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ppsp-problem-statement-15.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6972.txt

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) streaming systems becoming more and more popular
on the Internet, and most of them are using proprietary protocols.
This document identifies problems associated with proprietary
protocols; proposes the development of the Peer-to-Peer Streaming
Protocol (PPSP), which includes the tracker and peer protocols; and
discusses the scope, requirements, and use cases of PPSP.

This document is a product of the Peer to Peer Streaming Protocol Working Group of the IETF.

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