This specification defines the PPP Over IrDA Dialup Protocol, and includes contributions from Microsoft, Ericsson, and Nokia. The PPP Over IrDA Dialup Protocol is a deprecated protocol that specifies how to initialize and use a modem over an infrared link. This protocol enables the scenario in which a computer with infrared capabilities has network access by using a modem via an infrared link.
Sections 1.8, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative and can contain the terms MAY, SHOULD, MUST, MUST NOT, and SHOULD NOT as defined in RFC 2119. Sections 1.5 and 1.9 are also normative but cannot contain those terms. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.