Options for Repair of Streaming Media

Colin Perkins and Orion Hodson

Internet Engineering Task Force, RFC 2354, June 1998.


This document summarizes a range of possible techniques for the repair of continuous media streams subject to packet loss. The techniques discussed include redundant transmission, retransmission, interleaving and forward error correction. The range of applicability of these techniques is noted, together with the protocol requirements and dependencies.

Download: rfc2354.txt