[AG-TECH] Idea for creating "observer only" venues

Colin Perkins csp at csperkins.org
Mon Oct 25 02:51:03 CDT 2004

On 25 Oct 2004, at 03:38, Frank Sweetser wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 08:07:27PM -0500, Ivan R. Judson wrote:
>> We're currently considering how to support these calls in the next 
>> release and the ideas we have might support exactly what you're 
>> pointing out as a use case. We'll have to make sure.
>> In any case, if the venue can provide this functionality, it's much 
>> easier
>> :-)
> The real problem, as I see it, is that there's no way to push out a 
> "Let
> anyone recieve this multicast stream, but only these addresses 
> transmit to
> it" setting out to the router infrastructure.

It'd be simple to modify the tools to support source-specific multicast 
with IGMPv3 (e.g. following draft-ietf-mboned-ssm232-08.txt).

Colin Perkins

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