Message Body Handling in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

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Author Gonzalo Camarillo 
Last updated 2007-05-29
Replaced by RFC 5621
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This document clarifies how message bodies are handled in SIP. Additionally, it discusses to which degree SIP user agents need to support MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions)-encoding of body parts.


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