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Notes on the use of RTP for shared workspace applications

Colin Perkins and Jon Crowcroft

ACM Computer Communication Review, Volume 30, Number 2, April 2000.

DOI:10.1145/505680.505685

The Real-time Transport Protocol, RTP, has become the dominant protocol for streaming audio and video in IP-based environments. A number of proposals have been made which attempt to build on this success and apply RTP for shared workspace applications. We discuss the needs of such applications and the features provided by RTP, with an aim to showing why RTP is not appropriate for such uses.

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