[rfc-dist] RFC 5445 on Basic Forward Error Correction (FEC) Schemes

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        RFC 5445

        Title:      Basic Forward Error Correction (FEC) 
        Author:     M. Watson
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2009
        Mailbox:    mark at digitalfountain.com
        Pages:      19
        Characters: 41713
        Obsoletes:  RFC3452, RFC3695

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-rmt-bb-fec-basic-schemes-revised-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5445.txt

This document provides Forward Error Correction (FEC) Scheme
specifications according to the Reliable Multicast Transport (RMT)
FEC building block for the Compact No-Code FEC Scheme, the Small
Block, Large Block, and Expandable FEC Scheme, the Small Block
Systematic FEC Scheme, and the Compact FEC Scheme.  This document
obsoletes RFC 3695 and assumes responsibility for the FEC Schemes
defined in RFC 3452.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Reliable Multicast Transport Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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