Subject: Re: OT: non-TCP reliable streaming protocols
To: Chris Jones <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/20/2001 20:09:33
On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Chris Jones wrote:
> If there's a repository somewhere of networking research and
> experimental protocols, that might be very useful.  Any ideas?

I'm not an expert (at all!) on this, but here's what "rfc -k stream" says:

0086 Proposal for a Network Standard Format for a Data Stream to
     Control Graphics Display. S.D. Crocker. Jan-05-1971. (Format:
     TXT=7117 bytes) (Updated by RFC0125) (Status: UNKNOWN)
0125 Response to RFC 86: Proposal for Network Standard Format for a
     Graphics Data Stream. J. McConnell. Apr-18-1971. (Format: TXT=8133
     bytes) (Updates RFC0086) (Updated by RFC0177) (Status: UNKNOWN)
1190 Experimental Internet Stream Protocol: Version 2 (ST-II). C.
     Topolcic. Oct-01-1990. (Format: TXT=386909 bytes) (Obsoletes IEN 119)
     (Obsoleted by RFC1819) (Status: EXPERIMENTAL)
1316 Definitions of Managed Objects for Character Stream Devices. B.
     Stewart. April 1992. (Format: TXT=35143 bytes) (Obsoleted by RFC1658)
1658 Definitions of Managed Objects for Character Stream Devices using
     SMIv2. B. Stewart. July 1994. (Format: TXT=32579 bytes) (Obsoletes
     RFC1316) (Status: DRAFT STANDARD)
1819 Internet Stream Protocol Version 2 (ST2) Protocol Specification -
     Version ST2+. L. Delgrossi, L. Berger, Editors. August 1995. (Format:
     TXT=266875 bytes) (Obsoletes RFC1190, IEN 119) (Status: EXPERIMENTAL)
2032 RTP Payload Format for H.261 Video Streams. T. Turletti, C.
     Huitema. October 1996. (Format: TXT=27488 bytes) (Status: PROPOSED
2190 RTP Payload Format for H.263 Video Streams. C. Zhu. September
     1997. (Format: TXT=26409 bytes) (Status: PROPOSED STANDARD)
2326 Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP). H. Schulzrinne, A. Rao, R.
     Lanphier. April 1998. (Format: TXT=195010 bytes) (Status: PROPOSED
2354 Options for Repair of Streaming Media. C. Perkins, O. Hodson.
     June 1998. (Format: TXT=28876 bytes) (Status: INFORMATIONAL)
2960 Stream Control Transmission Protocol. R. Stewart, Q. Xie, K.
     Morneault, C. Sharp, H. Schwarzbauer, T. Taylor, I. Rytina, M. Kalla,
     L. Zhang, V. Paxson. October 2000. (Format: TXT=297757 bytes)
3016 RTP Payload Format for MPEG-4 Audio/Visual Streams. Y. Kikuchi,
     T. Nomura, S. Fukunaga, Y. Matsui, H. Kimata. November 2000. (Format:
     TXT=47070 bytes) (Status: PROPOSED STANDARD)

 - Hubert

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