IPv4-Embedded IPv6 Multicast Address Format

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Authors Mohamed Boucadair  , Jacni Qin  , Yiu Lee  , Stig Venaas  , Xing Li  , Mingwei Xu 
Last updated 2012-01-24 (latest revision 2011-10-26)
Replaced by draft-boucadair-64-multicast-address-format
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This document specifies an extension to the IPv6 multicast addressing architecture to be used in the context of IPv4-IPv6 interconnection. In particular, this document defines an address format for IPv4- embedded IPv6 multicast addresses. This address format can be used for IPv4-IPv6 translation or encapsulation schemes. This document updates RFC4291.


Mohamed Boucadair (mohamed.boucadair@orange.com)
Jacni Qin (jacniq@gmail.com)
Yiu Lee (yiu_lee@cable.comcast.com)
Stig Venaas (stig@cisco.com)
Xing Li (xing@cernet.edu.cn)
Mingwei Xu (xmw@cernet.edu.cn)

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