session initiation protocol

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Session Initiation Protocol definition

(SIP) A very simple text-based application-layer control protocol. It creates, modifies, and terminates sessions with one or more participants. Such sessions include Internet telephony and multimedia conferences.
It is described in RFC 2543.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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