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This draft is a work item of the HyperText Transfer Protocol Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: A Taxonomy of Feedback for Multicast
	Author(s)	: M. Hofmann, J. Nonnenmacher, J. Rosenberg, 
                          H. Schulzrinne
	Filename	: draft-hnrs-rmt-avt-feedback-00.txt
	Pages		: 11
	Date		: 25-Jun-99
When distributing information through multicast, it is often
neccessary to solicit feedback from receivers. This feedback can be
to report on reception quality, indicate loss of packets, or
acknowledge receipt of data. There is a range of feedback mechanisms
possible, ranging from polling to periodic multicast feedback. This
document presents a taxonomy of these various mechanisms, with a
discussion of the pros and cons of each approach and a discussion of

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