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Multicast Wifi Problem Statement

The information below is for an old version of the document.
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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Replaced".
Expired & archived
Authors Charles E. Perkins , Mike McBride
Last updated 2016-01-07 (Latest revision 2015-07-06)
Replaced by draft-ietf-mboned-ieee802-mcast-problems, RFC 9119
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


There have been known issues with IP Multicast, in an 802.11 environment, which have prevented the deployment of multicast in these wifi environments. The mboned working group would like to gather the problems of wifi multicast into one problem statement document so as to offer the community guidance on current limitations.


Charles E. Perkins
Mike McBride

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