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IANA Registration of Enumservices: Guide, Template, and IANA Considerations
RFC 6117

Document type: RFC - Proposed Standard (March 2011; No errata)
Obsoletes RFC 3761
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2013-03-02
Other versions: plain text, pdf, html

IETF State: (None)
Consensus: Unknown
Document shepherd: No shepherd assigned

IESG State: RFC 6117 (Proposed Standard)
Responsible AD: Gonzalo Camarillo
Send notices to: enum-chairs@tools.ietf.org, draft-ietf-enum-enumservices-guide@tools.ietf.org

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      B. Hoeneisen
Request for Comments: 6117                                       Ucom.ch
Obsoletes: 3761                                             A. Mayrhofer
Category: Standards Track                                        enum.at
ISSN: 2070-1721                                             J. Livingood
                                                                 Comcast
                                                              March 2011

                   IANA Registration of Enumservices:
                Guide, Template, and IANA Considerations

Abstract

   This document specifies a revision of the IANA Registration
   Guidelines for Enumservices, describes corresponding registration
   procedures, and provides a guideline for creating Enumservice
   Specifications.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force
   (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has
   received public review and has been approved for publication by the
   Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on
   Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,
   and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at
   http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc6117.

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Hoeneisen, et al.            Standards Track                    [Page 1]
RFC 6117            IANA Registration of Enumservices         March 2011

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   3.  Registration Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.1.  Functionality Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.2.  Naming Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.3.  Security Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     3.4.  Publication Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
   4.  Enumservice Creation Cookbook  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.1.  General Enumservice Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     4.2.  Classification, Type and Subtype . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
       4.2.1.  General Type/Subtype Considerations  . . . . . . . . .  9
       4.2.2.  Protocol-Based Enumservices Class  . . . . . . . . . . 10
       4.2.3.  Application-Based Enumservice Classes  . . . . . . . . 10
       4.2.4.  Data Type-Based Enumservice Class  . . . . . . . . . . 12
       4.2.5.  Other Enumservice  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
   5.  Required Sections and Information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     5.1.  Introduction (REQUIRED)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     5.2.  IANA Registration (REQUIRED) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       5.2.1.  Enumservice Class (<class>)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       5.2.2.  Enumservice Type (<type>)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
       5.2.3.  Enumservice Subtype (<subtype>)  . . . . . . . . . . . 14
       5.2.4.  URI Scheme(s) (<urischeme>)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
       5.2.5.  Functional Specification (<functionalspec>)  . . . . . 15
       5.2.6.  Security Considerations (<security>) . . . . . . . . . 15
       5.2.7.  Intended Usage (<usage>) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

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