Peer-to-Peer Streaming Tracker Protocol (PPSTP), May 2016
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- R. Cruz
R. Huang, Ed.
- ppsp (tsv)
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This document specifies the base Peer-to-Peer Streaming Tracker Protocol (PPSTP) version 1, an application-layer control (signaling) protocol for the exchange of meta information between trackers and peers. The specification outlines the architecture of the protocol and its functionality; it also describes message flows, message processing instructions, message formats, formal syntax, and semantics. The PPSTP enables cooperating peers to form content-streaming overlay networks to support near real-time delivery of structured media content (audio, video, and associated timed text and metadata), such as adaptive multi-rate, layered (scalable), and multi-view (3D) videos in live, time-shifted, and on-demand modes.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.