Presence Services

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Presence Information - Presence Standardization Efforts
... still is, significant work done in several working groups on achieving a standardization for presence-related protocols ... In 1999, a group called the Instant Message and Presence Protocol (IMPP) working group (WG), was formed within the Internet Engineering Task Force organization (IETF) in ... Unfortunately, IMPP WG was not able to come to consensus on a single protocol for presence ...

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