Problem Statement and Requirements of the Peer-to-Peer Streaming Protocol (PPSP), July 2013
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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.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.