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Title : Multicast Announce and Control Protocol (MACP)
Author(s) : J. Helal
Filename : draft-helal-macp-00.txt
Pages : 49
Date : 2002-9-3
This memo describes the message and procedure related to the
Multicast Announce and Control Protocol (MACP). This protocol is
considered as one 'building blocks' of a reliable multicast
The Multicast Announce and Control Protocol (MACP) organizes the
process by which a multicast sender node (Msender) manages
transmissions to dynamic groups of receivers (Mreceivers) in the
'one-to-many' model. The prime objective of MACP is to work in
conjunction with various data transport protocols in order to meet
various network requirements. One other main objective is to provide
a unified announce transport mechanism for both bulk data transfer
and streamed data.
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