1.1 Glossary

This document uses the following terms:

format: A data structure that is used to define the encoding of audio and video data. The actual structures are opaque to [MS-RDPEV].

globally unique identifier (GUID): A term used interchangeably with universally unique identifier (UUID) in Microsoft protocol technical documents (TDs). Interchanging the usage of these terms does not imply or require a specific algorithm or mechanism to generate the value. Specifically, the use of this term does not imply or require that the algorithms described in [RFC4122] or [C706] must be used for generating the GUID. See also universally unique identifier (UUID).

interface: A collection of messages used together. Interfaces support inheritance and extensibility through the Interface Query message as defined in [MS-RDPEXPS] section

media data: The data for an audio or video stream in a presentation, encoded in a specific format.

presentation: A set of audio and video data streams and related metadata that are synchronized for playback on a client.

sample: A unit of media data sent from the server to the client.

stream: An individual audio or video data-flow in a presentation. The media data in an individual stream always uses the same media data format.

terminal client: The client that initiated the remote desktop connection.

terminal server: A computer on which terminal services is running.

window handle: A context for identifying and controlling a user interface window on the user's desktop.

MAY, SHOULD, MUST, SHOULD NOT, MUST NOT: These terms (in all caps) are used as defined in [RFC2119]. All statements of optional behavior use either MAY, SHOULD, or SHOULD NOT.