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Maintaining affinity of message groups

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013106D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jun-13
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-13

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This scheme enables a group of messages to flow through a network so that both the final destination and the route are fixed when the first message starts to flow. There is no requirement that the full membership of the group is known until the last messages starts to flow.