RFC 6972

Problem Statement and Requirements of the Peer-to-Peer Streaming Protocol (PPSP), July 2013

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
Y. Zhang
N. Zong
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ppsp (tsv)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC6972

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Abstract

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.