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Internet Stream Protocol Version 2 (ST2) Protocol Specification - Version ST2+



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Network Working Group                                  ST2 Working Group
Request for Comments: 1819           L. Delgrossi and L. Berger, Editors
Obsoletes: 1190, IEN 119                                     August 1995
Category: Experimental


                Internet Stream Protocol Version 2 (ST2)
                 Protocol Specification - Version ST2+

Status of this Memo

   This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet
   community.  This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any
   kind.  Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
   Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

IESG NOTE

   This document is a revision of RFC 1190. The charter of this effort
   was clarifying, simplifying and removing errors from RFC 1190 to
   ensure interoperability of implementations.

   NOTE WELL: Neither the version of the protocol described in this
   document nor the previous version is an Internet Standard or under
   consideration for that status.

   Since the publication of the original version of the protocol, there
   have been significant developments in the state of the art.  Readers
   should note that standards and technology addressing alternative
   approaches to the resource reservation problem are currently under
   development within the IETF.

Abstract

   This memo contains a revised specification of the Internet STream
   Protocol Version 2 (ST2). ST2 is an experimental resource reservation
   protocol intended to provide end-to-end real-time guarantees over an
   internet. It allows applications to build multi-destination simplex
   data streams with a desired quality of service. The revised version
   of ST2 specified in this memo is called ST2+.

   This specification is a product of the STream Protocol Working Group
   of the Internet Engineering Task Force.








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