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Re: Livingston & BGP & multicast USENET (was blah blah blah)

  • From: Eric Germann
  • Date: Tue Jun 10 08:05:12 1997

At 11:21 PM 6/9/97 -0400, Sean M. Doran wrote:

[snip]

>> > Will IP multicast help with the usenet stuff? 
>> 
>> 	Tangental question.
>
>Kurt Lidl and company's excellent MUSE paper, presented at
>USENIX in Winter 1994 details early attempts to distribute
>news via the MBONE.
>
>

[snip]

>On the final hand, NNTP distribution is much less broken
>than Web distribution, and the latter distribution problem
>probably deserves to be attacked first.
>

Just released yesterday:

A Protocol for the Transmission of Net News Articles over IP multicast.

ftp://ds.internic.net/internet-drafts/draft-rfced-exp-rupp-01.txt


Eric





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