Network News Distribution Protocol: Architecture and Design Guidelines
draft-bormann-mnnp-nndp-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Last updated 1998-03-12
Stream (None)
Intended RFC status (None)
Formats
Expired & archived
pdf htmlized bibtex
Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
RFC Editor Note (None)
IESG IESG state Expired
Telechat date
Responsible AD (None)
Send notices to (None)

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-bormann-mnnp-nndp-00.txt

Abstract

This document describes an architecture and a set of protocols for distributing Netnews [RFC0977, RFC1036] via IP multicast enabled networks. The architecture is designed to be useful in the global Internet. In particular, it allows multiple news servers to cooperate on multicasting each new article only once. To facilitate scalability to tens of thousands of news servers, it also provides for receive-only multicast participants (that continue to send articles via conventional NNTP). This document is a submission to the IETF MNNP working group. Comments are solicited and should be addressed to the working groups' mailing list at ietf-mnnp@va.pubnix.com and/or the author.

Authors

Carsten Bormann (cabo@tzi.org)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)