[rfc-dist] RFC 4607 on Source-Specific Multicast for IP

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        RFC 4607

        Title:      Source-Specific Multicast for IP 
        Author:     H. Holbrook, B. Cain
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2006
        Mailbox:    holbrook at arastra.com, 
                    bcain99 at gmail.com
        Pages:      19
        Characters: 42990
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ssm-arch-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4607.txt

IP version 4 (IPv4) addresses in the 232/8 (232.0.0.0 to
232.255.255.255) range are designated as source-specific multicast
(SSM) destination addresses and are reserved for use by
source-specific applications and protocols.  For IP version 6 (IPv6),
the address prefix FF3x::/32 is reserved for source-specific multicast
use.  This document defines an extension to the Internet network
service that applies to datagrams sent to SSM addresses and defines
the host and router requirements to support this extension.  [STANDARDS 
TRACK]

This document is a product of the Source-Specific Multicast
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
suggestions for improvements.Please refer to the current edition of the 
Internet Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization 
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