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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the Softwires of the IETF.

        Title           : Softwire Mesh Multicast
        Authors         : Mingwei Xu
                          Yong Cui
                          Jianping Wu
                          Shu Yang
                          Chris Metz
                          Greg Shepherd
	Filename        : draft-ietf-softwire-mesh-multicast-13.txt
	Pages           : 22
	Date            : 2016-05-23

   The Internet needs to support IPv4 and IPv6 packets.  Both address
   families and their related protocol suites support multicast of the
   single-source and any-source varieties.  During IPv6 transition,
   there will be scenarios where a backbone network running one IP
   address family internally (referred to as internal IP or I-IP) will
   provide transit services to attached client networks running another
   IP address family (referred to as external IP or E-IP).  It is
   expected that the I-IP backbone will offer unicast and multicast
   transit services to the client E-IP networks.

   Softwire Mesh is a solution to E-IP unicast and multicast support
   across an I-IP backbone.  This document describes the mechanism for
   supporting Internet-style multicast across a set of E-IP and I-IP
   networks supporting softwire mesh.

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