RFC 981

Experimental multiple-path routing algorithm, March 1986

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https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc981.txt
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Status:
UNKNOWN
Author:
D.L. Mills
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC0981

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Abstract

This document introduces wiretap algorithms, a class of experimental, multiple routing algorithms that compute quasi-optimum routes for stations sharing a packet-radio broadcast channel. The primary route (a minimum-distance path), and additional paths ordered by distance, which serve as alternate routes should the primary route fail, are computed. This prototype is presented as an example of a class of routing algorithms and data-base management techniques that may find wider application in the Internet community. Discussions and suggestions for improvements are welcomed.


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