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I-D ACTION:draft-lee-xcast-mobileip-01.txt

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	Title		: Explicit Multicast over Mobile IP (XMIP)
	Author(s)	: J. Lee
	Filename	: draft-lee-xcast-mobileip-01.txt
	Pages		: 17
	Date		: 2003-1-17
As a special kind of Internet multicast, Explicit
multicast(Xcast)[1] encodes destination addresses of all the
receivers into the packet. Not requiring membership management and
routing information exchange in the intermediate routers in
contrast to the legacy Internet multicast or Deering multicast,
Xcast can effectively provide multicast service to Internet without
those overheads.  A node mobility supporting protocol, Mobile
IP[2,3], requires to be modified to appropriately intercept, route
and forward Xcast packets.  This document specifies the protocol
operations for the mobile agent, the mobile node and the
correspondent node to support transmission and reception of Xcast
datagram over Mobile IPv4 and Mobile IPv6.

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