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The Use of Forward Error Correction (FEC) in Reliable Multicast

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From: The IESG <>
To: IETF-Announce <>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    rmt mailing list <>, 
    rmt chair <>
Subject: Document Action: 'Forward Error Correction building 
         block' to Experimental RFC 

The IESG has approved the following documents:

- 'The use of Forward Error Correction in Reliable Multicast '
   <draft-ietf-rmt-info-fec-03.txt> as an Informational RFC
- 'Forward Error Correction building block '
   <draft-ietf-rmt-bb-fec-07.txt> as an Experimental RFC

These documents are products of the Reliable Multicast Transport Working 

The IESG contact persons are Allison Mankin and Magnus Westerlund.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

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