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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Active".
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Authors Zheng Zhang , Tony Przygienda
Last updated 2017-05-03 (Latest revision 2016-10-30)
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BIER introduces a novel architecture for multicast packet forwarding. It does not require a signalling protocol to explicitly build multicast distribution trees, nor does it require intermediate nodes to maintain any per-flow state. Babel defines a distance-vector routing protocol that operates in a robust and efficient fashion both in ordinary wired as well as in wireless mesh networks. This document defines a way to carry BIER information in Babel.


Zheng Zhang
Tony Przygienda

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