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I-D ACTION:draft-speakman-pgm-spec-07.txt

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	Title		: PGM Reliable Transport Protocol
	Author(s)	: T. Speakman et al.
	Filename	: draft-speakman-pgm-spec-07.txt
	Pages		: 116
	Date		: 19-Sep-01
Pragmatic General Multicast (PGM) is a reliable multicast transport pro-
tocol for applications that require ordered or unordered, duplicate-
free, multicast data delivery from multiple sources to multiple
receivers.  PGM guarantees that a receiver in the group either receives
all data packets from transmissions and repairs, or is able to detect
unrecoverable data packet loss.  PGM is specifically intended as a work-
able solution for multicast applications with basic reliability require-
ments.  Its central design goal is simplicity of operation with due
regard for scalability and network efficiency.

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