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8  <TITLE>The Multicast structure</TITLE>  <TITLE>The Multicast structure</TITLE>
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11  <H1><A NAME="top-of-document">The Concurrent ML Reference Manual</A></H1>  <A NAME="top"></A>
12    <H1 align=CENTER>The Concurrent ML Reference Manual</H1>
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16  <H3>The <CODE>Multicast</CODE> structure</H3>  <H3>The <CODE>Multicast</CODE> structure</H3>
17  <P>  <P>
18  Multicast channels provide a mechanism for broadcasting a stream of messages to a collection of threads. Threads receive multicast messages via an <EM>output port</EM>; each port receives its own copy of every message sent since the port was created. Multicast channels are particularly useful for communicating with a dynamically varying group of threads, since the sender does not need to know how many threads are listening.  Multicast channels provide a mechanism for broadcasting a stream of messages to a collection of threads. Threads receive multicast messages via an <EM>output port</EM>; each port receives its own copy of every message sent since the port was created. Multicast channels are particularly useful for communicating with a dynamically varying group of threads, since the sender does not need to know how many threads are listening.
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107     | <A HREF="cml-lib.html">Parent</A> | <A HREF="refman.html">Root</A>     | <A HREF="cml-lib.html">Parent</A> | <A HREF="refman.html">Root</A>
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111  <I>Last Modified January 29, 1997</I><BR>  <I>Last Modified January 29, 1997</I><BR>
112  Copyright &copy; 1996 AT&amp;T <BR>  <I>Comments to <A HREF="mailto:jhr@research.bell-labs.com">John Reppy.</A></I><BR>
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114    Copyright &copy; 1997 Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies <BR>
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