BIER Encapsulation
draft-xu-bier-encapsulation-03

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Authors Xiaohu Xu  , somasundaram.s@alcatel-lucent.com  , Christian Jacquenet  , Robert Raszuk 
Last updated 2016-04-15 (latest revision 2015-10-13)
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Abstract

Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) is a new multicast forwarding paradigm which doesn't require an explicit tree-building protocol and doesn't require intermediate routers to maintain any multicast state. This document proposes a transport-independent BIER encapsulation header which is applicable in any kind of transport networks.

Authors

Xiaohu Xu (xuxiaohu@huawei.com)
somasundaram.s@alcatel-lucent.com (somasundaram.s@alcatel-lucent.com)
Christian Jacquenet (christian.jacquenet@orange.com)
Robert Raszuk (robert@raszuk.net)

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