[rfc-dist] RFC 3973 on Protocol Independent Multicast - Dense Mode (PIM-DM): Protocol Specification (Revised)

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        RFC 3973

        Title:      Protocol Independent Multicast - Dense Mode
                    (PIM-DM): Protocol Specification (Revised)
        Author(s):  A. Adams, J. Nicholas, W. Siadak
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       January 2005
        Mailbox:    ala at nexthop.com, jonathan.nicholas at itt.com,
                    wfs at nexthop.com
        Pages:      61
        Characters: 136708
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pim-dm-new-v2-05.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3973.txt

This document specifies Protocol Independent Multicast - Dense Mode
(PIM-DM).  PIM-DM is a multicast routing protocol that uses the
underlying unicast routing information base to flood multicast
datagrams to all multicast routers.  Prune messages are used to
prevent future messages from propagating to routers without group
membership information.

This document is a product of the Protocol Independent Multicast
Working Group of the IETF.

This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.
It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Discussion and
suggestions for improvement are requested.  Distribution of this memo
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