Framework for Transcoding with the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
RFC 5369

Note: This ballot was opened for revision 05 and is now closed.

(Jon Peterson) Yes

(Jari Arkko) No Objection

(Ross Callon) No Objection

(Brian Carpenter) No Objection

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From Gen-ART review by Michael Patton:

...if the document is being changed due to some other
issues, the editors might consider these changes as well.

Minor comments

I do not believe that all the Normative references are, in fact,
Normative.  In particular, [1] and [8] are only referenced in a "for
example ... could be used" style, which is clearly only Informative.

There is a transcoding case that I think might be a useful example,
but doesn't appear anywhere in the document.  If there is a rewrite,
you may wish to mention it somewhere for additional support.  Perhaps
in the introduction.  The case I'm thinking of is where the two ends
do not support a common bandwidth, perhaps one end only supports high
quality (and therefore high bandwidth) video, but the other end is
bandwidth constrained and requires a different encoding with lower BW
requirements.  For most combinations like this, it would be possible
to have a transcoder that solves the mismatch.  It might even be
offered as a standard option at the ingress to the lower BW portion of
the network.

I note that this document along with references [10] and [11] actually
forms a loosely coupled set, where I understand this document is an
informational overview and the other two are details of the two
approaches.  I applaud this approach, if that's what is intended, but
would like to see that relationship described in this document.  Once
again, a suggestion for better clarity, but not worth holding up the
document if nothing else is being changed.

   The following editorial issues are noted for the convenience
   of possible copy editors but are not part of the technical review.


In Section 3 very near the top of Page 5, you have a reference for
3pcc to reference [7].  Would it also be productive to reference [10]
as well there?  Also, that paragraph has no reference for the bridge
model.  Should [11] be referenced?


Section 3.1: "This model also allows to invoke" => "This model also
		allows invoking"

(Lisa Dusseault) No Objection

(Lars Eggert) No Objection

(Ted Hardie) No Objection

(Sam Hartman) No Objection

(Russ Housley) No Objection

(Cullen Jennings) (was Discuss) No Objection

(David Kessens) No Objection

(Mark Townsley) No Objection