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        RFC 3259

        Title:      A Message Bus for Local Coordination
        Author(s):  J. Ott, C. Perkins, D. Kutscher
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       April 2002
        Mailbox:    jo@tzi.uni-bremen.de, csp@isi.edu,
        Pages:      39
        Characters: 84125
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mmusic-mbus-transport-06.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3259.txt

The local Message Bus (Mbus) is a light-weight message-oriented
coordination protocol for group communication between application
components.  The Mbus provides automatic location of communication
peers, subject based addressing, reliable message transfer and
different types of communication schemes.  The protocol is layered
on top of IP multicast and is specified for IPv4 and IPv6.  The IP
multicast scope is limited to link-local multicast.  This document
specifies the Mbus protocol, i.e., message syntax, addressing and
transport mechanisms.

This document is a product of the Multiparty Multimedia Session
Control Working Group of the IETF.

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