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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-rmt-author-guidelines-01.txt



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	Title		: Author Guidelines for RMT Building Blocks and Protocol
                          Instantiation documents
	Author(s)	: R. Kermode, L. Vicisano
	Filename	: draft-ietf-rmt-author-guidelines-01.txt
	Pages		: 13
	Date		: 06-Mar-01
	
This document provides general guidelines to assist the authors of
reliable multicast transport (RMT) building block and protocol
instantiation definitions. The purpose of these guidelines is to ensure
that any building block and protocol instantiation definitions produced
contain sufficient information to fully explain their operation and use.
If followed these guidelines will result in clearly defined RMT building
blocks and protocol instantiation definitions that can be refined and
augmented to create new protocols for use in new scenarios for which any
existing protocols were not designed.

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