RPID: Rich Presence Extensions to the Presence Information Data Format (PIDF)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, simple mailing list <email@example.com>, simple chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'RPID: Rich Presence Extensions to the Presence Information Data Format (PIDF)' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'RPID: Rich Presence Extensions to the Presence Information Data Format (PIDF) ' <draft-ietf-simple-rpid-11.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Ted Hardie and Jon Peterson. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-simple-rpid-11.txt
Technical Summary This document utilizes the extention mechanisms within the Presence Information Document Format (PIDF) adding optional elements with additional information about the presentity and its contacts. This extension includes information about what the person is doing, a grouping identifier for a tuple, when a service or device was last used, the type of place a person is in, what media communications might remain private, the relationship of a service tuple to another presentity, the person's mood, the time zone it is located in, the type of service it offers, and an icon reflecting the presentity's status and the overall role of the presentity. Working Group Summary This document has been through many extensive working group discussions. It reflects a strong working group consensus. Protocol Quality Robert Sparks was the PROTO sheperd for this document. Ted Hardie reviewed the document for the IESG. Interoperable exchange of presence documents using these extensions has been seen at several of the SIP Interoperability Test Events (SIPITs). Note to RFC Editor OLD: The Presence Information Data Format (PIDF) definition  describes a basic presence information data format, encoded as an Extensible Markup Language (XML) NEW: The Presence Information Data Format (PIDF) definition  describes a basic presence information data format, encoded as an Extensible Markup Language (XML) (SCHEMA-1) (SCHEMA-2) Please also add the following normative references: (SCHEMA-1) Maloney, M., Beech, D., Thompson, H., and N. Mendelsohn, "XML Schema Part 1: Structures Second Edition", W3C REC REC-xmlschema-1-20041028, October 2004. (SCHEMA-2) Malhotra, A. and P. Biron, "XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes Second Edition", W3C REC REC-xmlschema-2-20041028, October 2004.