rfc3269 - Network Working Group R. Kermode Request for...

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Network Working Group R. Kermode Request for Comments: 3269 Motorola Category: Informational L. Vicisano Cisco April 2002 Author Guidelines for Reliable Multicast Transport (RMT) Building Blocks and Protocol Instantiation documents Status of this Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited. Copyright Notice Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002). All Rights Reserved. Abstract 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. In addition these guidelines provide directions to specify modular and clearly defined RMT building blocks and protocol instantiations that can be refined and augmented to safely create new protocols for use in new scenarios for which any existing protocols were not designed. Table of Contents 1 Introduction . .................................................. 2 1.1 Terminology . ................................................. 3 2 The Guidelines . ................................................ 3 2.1 Building Block Document Guidelines . .......................... 3 2.1.1 Rationale . ................................................. 3 2.1.2 Functionality . ............................................. 4 2.1.3 Applicability Statement . ................................... 4 2.1.4 Packet-Header Fields . ...................................... 4 2.1.5 Requirements from other Building Blocks . ................... 5 2.1.6 Security Considerations . ................................... 5 2.1.7 Codepoint Considerations . .................................. 6 2.1.8 Summary Checklist . ......................................... 6 2.2 Protocol Instantiation Document Guidelines . .................. 7 Kermode & Vicisano Informational [Page 1]
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RFC 3269 RMT Author Guidelines April 2002 2.2.1 Applicability Statement . ................................... 7 2.2.2 Architecture Definition . ................................... 7 2.2.3 Conformance Statement . ..................................... 8 2.2.4 Functionality Definition . .................................. 8 2.2.5 Packet Formats . ............................................ 9 2.2.6 Summary Checklist . ......................................... 9 3 IANA Considerations . ........................................... 9 4 Acknowledgements . .............................................. 10 5 References . .................................................... 10 6 Authors' Addresses . ............................................ 11 7 Full Copyright Statement . ...................................... 12 1. Introduction Reliable Multicast Transport (RMT) protocols can be constructed in a variety of ways, some of which will work better for certain
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rfc3269 - Network Working Group R. Kermode Request for...

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