[rfc-dist] RFC 6308 on Overview of the Internet Multicast Addressing Architecture

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        RFC 6308

        Title:      Overview of the Internet Multicast 
                    Addressing Architecture 
        Author:     P. Savola
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2011
        Mailbox:    psavola at funet.fi
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 30988
        Obsoletes:  RFC2908

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mboned-addrarch-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6308.txt

The lack of up-to-date documentation on IP multicast address
allocation and assignment procedures has caused a great deal of
confusion.  To clarify the situation, this memo describes the
allocation and assignment techniques and mechanisms currently (as of
this writing) in use.  This document is not an Internet Standards 
Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.

This document is a product of the MBONE Deployment Working Group of the IETF.

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