Reliable Multicast Transport Building Block for TRACK

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (rmt WG)
Authors Brian Whetten  , Dah Chiu 
Last updated 2002-11-27
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This document describes the TRACK Building Block. It contains functions relating to positive acknowledgments and hierarchical tree construction and maintenance. It is primarily meant to be used as part of the TRACK Protocol Instantiation. It is also designed to be useful as part of overlay multicast systems that wish to offer efficient confirmed delivery of multicast messages.


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Dah Chiu (

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