OSI Directory Services (osids) Concluded WG

Note: The data for concluded WGs is occasionally incorrect.

WG Name OSI Directory Services
Acronym osids
Area Applications Area (app)
State Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-osids-01 Approved
Personnel Chair Steve Kille
Mailing list Addressietf-osi-ds@cs.ucl.ac.uk
To subscribeietf-osi-ds-request@cs.ucl.ac.uk

Charter for Working Group

The OSI-DS group works on issues relating to building an OSI Directory
Service using X.500 and its deployment on the Internet. Whilst this
group is not directly concerned with piloting, the focus is practical,
and technical work needed as a pre-requisite to deployment of an open
Directory will be considered.


Date Milestone
Done Definition of a Technical Framework for Provision of a Directory Infrastructure on the Internet, using X.500. This task may later be broken into subtasks. A series of RFCs will be produced.
Done Study the relationship of the OSI Directory to the Domain Name Service.
Oct 1990 Maintain a Schema for the OSI Directory on the Internet.
Oct 1990 Liaisons should be established as appropriate. In particular: RARE WG3, NIST, CCITT/ISO IEC, North American Directory Forum.