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Multicast pruning a necessity
draft-ietf-mboned-pruning-02

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (mboned WG)
Author John A. Hawkinson
Last updated 1997-08-04
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active.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-ietf-mboned-pruning-02.txt

Abstract

This document calls for the MBone to be free of non-pruning multicast as soon as possible, due to the high cost to the Internet of the traffic resulting from them. Consensus is that [DATE 1 month from RFC publication] is the goal date for elimating non-pruning multicast routers. It cites several ways to eliminate non-pruning multicast from a network, allowing per-site flexibility.

Authors

John A. Hawkinson

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