draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview-15.txt   draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview-16.txt 
Network Working Group H. Alvestrand Network Working Group H. Alvestrand
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Overview: Real Time Protocols for Browser-based Applications Overview: Real Time Protocols for Browser-based Applications
draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview-15 draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview-16
Abstract Abstract
This document gives an overview and context of a protocol suite This document gives an overview and context of a protocol suite
intended for use with real-time applications that can be deployed in intended for use with real-time applications that can be deployed in
browsers - "real time communication on the Web". browsers - "real time communication on the Web".
It intends to serve as a starting and coordination point to make sure It intends to serve as a starting and coordination point to make sure
all the parts that are needed to achieve this goal are findable, and all the parts that are needed to achieve this goal are findable, and
that the parts that belong in the Internet protocol suite are fully that the parts that belong in the Internet protocol suite are fully
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6. Data formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6. Data formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
7. Connection management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 7. Connection management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
8. Presentation and control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 8. Presentation and control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
9. Local system support functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 9. Local system support functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
10. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 10. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
11. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 11. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
12. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 12. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
13. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 13. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
13.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 13.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
13.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 13.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Appendix A. Change log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Appendix A. Change log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
A.1. Changes from draft-alvestrand-dispatch-rtcweb-datagram-00 A.1. Changes from draft-alvestrand-dispatch-rtcweb-datagram-00
to -01 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 to -01 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
A.2. Changes from draft-alvestrand-dispatch-01 to draft- A.2. Changes from draft-alvestrand-dispatch-01 to draft-
alvestrand-rtcweb-overview-00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 alvestrand-rtcweb-overview-00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
A.3. Changes from draft-alvestrand-rtcweb-00 to -01 . . . . . 19 A.3. Changes from draft-alvestrand-rtcweb-00 to -01 . . . . . 19
A.4. Changes from draft-alvestrand-rtcweb-overview-01 to A.4. Changes from draft-alvestrand-rtcweb-overview-01 to
draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview-00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview-00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
A.5. Changes from -00 to -01 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 19 A.5. Changes from -00 to -01 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 20
A.6. Changes from -01 to -02 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 20 A.6. Changes from -01 to -02 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 20
A.7. Changes from -02 to -03 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 20 A.7. Changes from -02 to -03 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 20
A.8. Changes from -03 to -04 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 20 A.8. Changes from -03 to -04 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 21
A.9. Changes from -04 to -05 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 20 A.9. Changes from -04 to -05 of draft-ietf-rtcweb-overview . . 21
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A.12. Changes from -07 to -08 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 A.12. Changes from -07 to -08 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
A.13. Changes from -08 to -09 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 A.13. Changes from -08 to -09 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
A.14. Changes from -09 to -10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 A.14. Changes from -09 to -10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
A.15. Changes from -10 to -11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 A.15. Changes from -10 to -11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
A.16. Changes from -11 to -12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 A.16. Changes from -11 to -12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
A.17. Changes from -12 to -13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 A.17. Changes from -12 to -13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
A.18. Changes from -13 to -14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 A.18. Changes from -13 to -14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
A.19. Changes from -14 to -15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 A.19. Changes from -14 to -15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 A.20. Changes from -15 to -16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
The Internet was, from very early in its lifetime, considered a The Internet was, from very early in its lifetime, considered a
possible vehicle for the deployment of real-time, interactive possible vehicle for the deployment of real-time, interactive
applications - with the most easily imaginable being audio applications - with the most easily imaginable being audio
conversations (aka "Internet telephony") and video conferencing. conversations (aka "Internet telephony") and video conferencing.
The first attempts to build this were dependent on special networks, The first attempts to build this were dependent on special networks,
special hardware and custom-built software, often at very high prices special hardware and custom-built software, often at very high prices
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Thanks to Bjoern Hoehrmann, Colin Perkins, Colton Shields, Eric Thanks to Bjoern Hoehrmann, Colin Perkins, Colton Shields, Eric
Rescorla, Heath Matlock, Henry Sinnreich, Justin Uberti, Keith Drage Rescorla, Heath Matlock, Henry Sinnreich, Justin Uberti, Keith Drage
and Simon Leinen for document review. and Simon Leinen for document review.
13. References 13. References
13.1. Normative References 13.1. Normative References
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-audio] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-audio]
Valin, J. and C. Bran, "WebRTC Audio Codec and Processing Valin, J. and C. Bran, "WebRTC Audio Codec and Processing
Requirements", draft-ietf-rtcweb-audio-05 (work in Requirements", draft-ietf-rtcweb-audio-11 (work in
progress), February 2014. progress), April 2016.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-data-channel] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-data-channel]
Jesup, R., Loreto, S., and M. Tuexen, "WebRTC Data Jesup, R., Loreto, S., and M. Tuexen, "WebRTC Data
Channels", draft-ietf-rtcweb-data-channel-11 (work in Channels", draft-ietf-rtcweb-data-channel-13 (work in
progress), July 2014. progress), January 2015.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-data-protocol] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-data-protocol]
Jesup, R., Loreto, S., and M. Tuexen, "WebRTC Data Channel Jesup, R., Loreto, S., and M. Tuexen, "WebRTC Data Channel
Establishment Protocol", draft-ietf-rtcweb-data- Establishment Protocol", draft-ietf-rtcweb-data-
protocol-07 (work in progress), July 2014. protocol-09 (work in progress), January 2015.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-jsep] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-jsep]
Uberti, J., Jennings, C., and E. Rescorla, "Javascript Uberti, J., Jennings, C., and E. Rescorla, "Javascript
Session Establishment Protocol", draft-ietf-rtcweb-jsep-07 Session Establishment Protocol", draft-ietf-rtcweb-jsep-17
(work in progress), July 2014. (work in progress), October 2016.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-rtp-usage] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-rtp-usage]
Perkins, C., Westerlund, M., and J. Ott, "Web Real-Time Perkins, C., Westerlund, M., and J. Ott, "Web Real-Time
Communication (WebRTC): Media Transport and Use of RTP", Communication (WebRTC): Media Transport and Use of RTP",
draft-ietf-rtcweb-rtp-usage-16 (work in progress), July draft-ietf-rtcweb-rtp-usage-26 (work in progress), March
2014. 2016.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-security] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-security]
Rescorla, E., "Security Considerations for WebRTC", draft- Rescorla, E., "Security Considerations for WebRTC", draft-
ietf-rtcweb-security-07 (work in progress), July 2014. ietf-rtcweb-security-08 (work in progress), February 2015.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-security-arch] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-security-arch]
Rescorla, E., "WebRTC Security Architecture", draft-ietf- Rescorla, E., "WebRTC Security Architecture", draft-ietf-
rtcweb-security-arch-10 (work in progress), July 2014. rtcweb-security-arch-12 (work in progress), June 2016.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-transports] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-transports]
Alvestrand, H., "Transports for WebRTC", draft-ietf- Alvestrand, H., "Transports for WebRTC", draft-ietf-
rtcweb-transports-06 (work in progress), August 2014. rtcweb-transports-17 (work in progress), October 2016.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-video] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-video]
Roach, A., "WebRTC Video Processing and Codec Roach, A., "WebRTC Video Processing and Codec
Requirements", draft-ietf-rtcweb-video-00 (work in Requirements", draft-ietf-rtcweb-video-06 (work in
progress), July 2014. progress), June 2015.
[RFC3264] Rosenberg, J. and H. Schulzrinne, "An Offer/Answer Model [RFC3264] Rosenberg, J. and H. Schulzrinne, "An Offer/Answer Model
with Session Description Protocol (SDP)", RFC 3264, June with Session Description Protocol (SDP)", RFC 3264,
2002. DOI 10.17487/RFC3264, June 2002,
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3264>.
[RFC3550] Schulzrinne, H., Casner, S., Frederick, R., and V. [RFC3550] Schulzrinne, H., Casner, S., Frederick, R., and V.
Jacobson, "RTP: A Transport Protocol for Real-Time Jacobson, "RTP: A Transport Protocol for Real-Time
Applications", STD 64, RFC 3550, July 2003. Applications", STD 64, RFC 3550, DOI 10.17487/RFC3550,
July 2003, <http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3550>.
[RFC3711] Baugher, M., McGrew, D., Naslund, M., Carrara, E., and K. [RFC3711] Baugher, M., McGrew, D., Naslund, M., Carrara, E., and K.
Norrman, "The Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP)", Norrman, "The Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP)",
RFC 3711, March 2004. RFC 3711, DOI 10.17487/RFC3711, March 2004,
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3711>.
[RFC5245] Rosenberg, J., "Interactive Connectivity Establishment [RFC5245] Rosenberg, J., "Interactive Connectivity Establishment
(ICE): A Protocol for Network Address Translator (NAT) (ICE): A Protocol for Network Address Translator (NAT)
Traversal for Offer/Answer Protocols", RFC 5245, April Traversal for Offer/Answer Protocols", RFC 5245,
2010. DOI 10.17487/RFC5245, April 2010,
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5245>.
[W3C.WD-mediacapture-streams-20120628] [W3C.WD-mediacapture-streams-20120628]
Burnett, D. and A. Narayanan, "Media Capture and Streams", Burnett, D. and A. Narayanan, "Media Capture and Streams",
World Wide Web Consortium WD WD-mediacapture-streams- World Wide Web Consortium WD WD-mediacapture-streams-
20120628, June 2012, <http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/ 20120628, June 2012, <http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/
WD-mediacapture-streams-20120628>. WD-mediacapture-streams-20120628>.
[W3C.WD-webrtc-20120209] [W3C.WD-webrtc-20120209]
Bergkvist, A., Burnett, D., Jennings, C., and A. Bergkvist, A., Burnett, D., Jennings, C., and A.
Narayanan, "WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Narayanan, "WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between
Browsers", World Wide Web Consortium WD WD-webrtc- Browsers", World Wide Web Consortium WD WD-webrtc-
20120209, February 2012, 20120209, February 2012,
<http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-webrtc-20120209>. <http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-webrtc-20120209>.
13.2. Informative References 13.2. Informative References
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-gateways] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-gateways]
Alvestrand, H. and U. Rauschenbach, "WebRTC Gateways", Alvestrand, H. and U. Rauschenbach, "WebRTC Gateways",
draft-ietf-rtcweb-gateways-01 (work in progress), July draft-ietf-rtcweb-gateways-02 (work in progress), January
2015. 2016.
[I-D.ietf-rtcweb-use-cases-and-requirements] [I-D.ietf-rtcweb-use-cases-and-requirements]
Holmberg, C., Hakansson, S., and G. Eriksson, "Web Real- Holmberg, C., Hakansson, S., and G. Eriksson, "Web Real-
Time Communication Use-cases and Requirements", draft- Time Communication Use-cases and Requirements", draft-
ietf-rtcweb-use-cases-and-requirements-14 (work in ietf-rtcweb-use-cases-and-requirements-16 (work in
progress), February 2014. progress), January 2015.
[RFC3261] Rosenberg, J., Schulzrinne, H., Camarillo, G., Johnston, [RFC3261] Rosenberg, J., Schulzrinne, H., Camarillo, G., Johnston,
A., Peterson, J., Sparks, R., Handley, M., and E. A., Peterson, J., Sparks, R., Handley, M., and E.
Schooler, "SIP: Session Initiation Protocol", RFC 3261, Schooler, "SIP: Session Initiation Protocol", RFC 3261,
June 2002. DOI 10.17487/RFC3261, June 2002,
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3261>.
[RFC3935] Alvestrand, H., "A Mission Statement for the IETF", BCP [RFC3935] Alvestrand, H., "A Mission Statement for the IETF",
95, RFC 3935, October 2004. BCP 95, RFC 3935, DOI 10.17487/RFC3935, October 2004,
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3935>.
[RFC6120] Saint-Andre, P., "Extensible Messaging and Presence [RFC6120] Saint-Andre, P., "Extensible Messaging and Presence
Protocol (XMPP): Core", RFC 6120, March 2011. Protocol (XMPP): Core", RFC 6120, DOI 10.17487/RFC6120,
March 2011, <http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc6120>.
[W3C.WD-html5-20110525] [W3C.WD-html5-20110525]
Hickson, I., "HTML5", World Wide Web Consortium LastCall Hickson, I., "HTML5", World Wide Web Consortium LastCall
WD-html5-20110525, May 2011, WD-html5-20110525, May 2011,
<http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-html5-20110525>. <http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-html5-20110525>.
Appendix A. Change log Appendix A. Change log
This section may be deleted by the RFC Editor when preparing for This section may be deleted by the RFC Editor when preparing for
publication. publication.
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Referenced draft-ietf-rtcweb-video for video codecs to support. Referenced draft-ietf-rtcweb-video for video codecs to support.
A.18. Changes from -13 to -14 A.18. Changes from -13 to -14
None. This is a "keepalive" update. None. This is a "keepalive" update.
A.19. Changes from -14 to -15 A.19. Changes from -14 to -15
Changed "gateways" reference to point to the WG document. Changed "gateways" reference to point to the WG document.
A.20. Changes from -15 to -16
None. This is a "keepalive" publication.
Author's Address Author's Address
Harald T. Alvestrand Harald T. Alvestrand
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Kungsbron 2 Kungsbron 2
Stockholm 11122 Stockholm 11122
Sweden Sweden
Email: harald@alvestrand.no Email: harald@alvestrand.no
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