IP Version 6 Multicast Addressing Architecture

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This specification defines the multicast addressing architecture of the IP Version 6 protocol. The updated multicast address architecture presented in this document allows for unicast prefix-based allocation of multicast addresses. It is an update of section 2.7 of the RFC 2373.


Dave Thaler (dthaler@microsoft.com)
Brian Haberman (brian@innovationslab.net)

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