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        RFC 3450

        Title:      Asynchronous Layered Coding (ALC) Protocol
                    Instantiation
        Author(s):  M. Luby, J. Gemmell, L. Vicisano, L. Rizzo,
                    J. Crowcroft
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       December 2002
        Mailbox:    luby@digitalfountain.com, jgemmell@microsoft.com,
                    lorenzo@cisco.com, luigi@iet.unipi.it,
                    Jon.Crowcroft@cl.cam.ac.uk
        Pages:      34
        Characters: 86022
        Updates/Obsoletes/See Also:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-rmt-pi-alc-08.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3450.txt


This document describes the Asynchronous Layered Coding (ALC)
protocol, a massively scalable reliable content delivery protocol.
Asynchronous Layered Coding combines the Layered Coding Transport
(LCT) building block, a multiple rate congestion control building
block and the Forward Error Correction (FEC) building block to provide
congestion controlled reliable asynchronous delivery of content to an
unlimited number of concurrent receivers from a single sender.

This document is a product of the Reliable Multicast Transport Working
Group of the IETF.

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