[rfc-dist] RFC 6559 on A Reliable Transport Mechanism for PIM

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        RFC 6559

        Title:      A Reliable Transport Mechanism for 
        Author:     D. Farinacci, IJ. Wijnands,
                    S. Venaas, M. Napierala
        Status:     Experimental
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       March 2012
        Mailbox:    dino at cisco.com, 
                    ice at cisco.com, 
                    stig at cisco.com,
                    mnapierala at att.com
        Pages:      29
        Characters: 70159
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pim-port-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6559.txt

This document defines a reliable transport mechanism for the PIM
protocol for transmission of Join/Prune messages.  This eliminates
the need for periodic Join/Prune message transmission and processing.
The reliable transport mechanism can use either TCP or SCTP as the
transport protocol.  This document defines an Experimental Protocol 
for the Internet community.

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

EXPERIMENTAL: 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.
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