BCP 51, RFC 5771 on IANA Guidelines for IPv4 Multicast Address Assignments

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        BCP 51        
        RFC 5771

        Title:      IANA Guidelines for IPv4 Multicast 
                    Address Assignments 
        Author:     M. Cotton, L. Vegoda,
                    D. Meyer
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Date:       March 2010
        Mailbox:    michelle.cotton@icann.org, 
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 22239
        Obsoletes:  RFC3138, RFC3171
        Updates:    RFC2780
        See Also:   BCP0051

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mboned-rfc3171bis-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5771.txt

This document provides guidance for the Internet Assigned Numbers
Authority (IANA) in assigning IPv4 multicast addresses.  It obsoletes
RFC 3171 and RFC 3138 and updates RFC 2780.  This memo documents an 
Internet Best Current Practice.

This document is a product of the MBONE Deployment Working Group of the IETF.

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