[SIPForum-discussion] clarification on contact header

Andrew Yu andrew at asiatel.com.sg
Fri Jul 27 17:43:20 UTC 2007

Dear members,

I'm some difficulties on understanding the purpose of the contact 
header. Please advice what role does it play and how it is different 
when compared with the FROM header? and why is that contact header is 
not mandatory in all SIP requests as described in 8.1.1 RFC3261. Thank you.


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Andrew Yu

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