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I-D ACTION:draft-ooms-xcast-basic-spec-04.txt

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	Title		: Explicit Multicast (Xcast) Basic Specification
	Author(s)	: R. Boivie et al.
	Filename	: draft-ooms-xcast-basic-spec-04.txt
	Pages		: 29
	Date		: 2003-1-17
Multicast has become increasingly important with the emergence of
network-based applications such as IP telephony and video
conferencing. The Internet community has done a significant amount of
work on IP multicast over the last decade [1075, 2201, 2236, DEER,
However, while today's multicast schemes are scalable in the sense
that they can support very large multicast groups, there are
scalability issues when a network needs to support a very large
number of distinct multicast groups.

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