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(unknown charset) Re: Mobile Multimedia Messaging Service

From: (unknown charset) Dave Crocker <dhc2@dcrocker.net>
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2000 09:23:08 -0700
Message-Id: <5.0.0.23.0.20000916092215.02e61eb0@joy.songbird.com>
To: (unknown charset) vint cerf <vcerf@MCI.NET>
Cc: (unknown charset) Patrik (unknown charset) Fältström <paf@cisco.com>, "James P. Salsman" <bovik@best.com>, Jim.Mathis@Motorola.com, ned.freed@innosoft.com, discuss@apps.ietf.org, ietf-mmms@imc.org, ietf@ietf.org, Graham Klyne <GK@Dial.pipex.com>
At 08:12 AM 9/16/00 -0400, vint cerf wrote:
>would it be useful, in the context of establishing peer-to-peer communications
>(or even client/server communications) with limited-function mobile devices,
>to use SIP as a framework for negotiating the parameters that should guide the
>nature of the exchange? I'm thinking, for instance, of a web server that may
>usefully discover the functional limits of a mobile before it starts to send
>content to that device. The mobile uses SIP to report to the server that it
>has X amount of memory, Y amount of display area, color or not, average
>data rate it can send or receive, and so on. This information would be used
>by the server to configure what it sends to be compatible with the receiving
>unit.
>
>perhaps this is an idea that is already being pursued in an IETF working 
>group?


The Content Negotiation work would cover this sort of exchange, I believe.

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