[rfc-dist] RFC 5496 on The Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) Vector TLV

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        RFC 5496

        Title:      The Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) 
                    Vector TLV 
        Author:     IJ. Wijnands, A. Boers,
                    E. Rosen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2009
        Mailbox:    ice at cisco.com, 
                    aboers at cisco.com, 
                    erosen at cisco.com
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 16754
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pim-rpf-vector-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5496.txt

This document describes a use of the Protocol Independent Multicast
(PIM) Join Attribute as defined in RFC 5384, which enables PIM to
build multicast trees through an MPLS-enabled network, even if that
network's IGP does not have a route to the source of the tree.  

This document is a product of the Protocol Independent 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
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