Instant messaging aims for interoperability standard

McNamara, Paul
November 1998
Network World;11/09/98, Vol. 15 Issue 45, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the development of the Presence Information Protocol (PIP), an interoperability standard for instant messaging services being pushed by an alliance of vendors. Establishment of a working group within the Internet Engineering Task Force; Companies involved; Importance of interoperability; Goals for PIP.


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