1 Introduction

This document specifies a set of extensions to the standard Transaction Internet Protocol (TIP) Version 3.0, as specified in [RFC2371]. This specification assumes that the reader has familiarity with the concepts and requirements specified in [RFC2371]. Concepts and requirements specified in [RFC2371] are repeated in this specification when needed to provide clarity.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.