Mathematical Mesh 3.0 Part V: Protocol Reference
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            Mathematical Mesh 3.0 Part V: Protocol Reference
                   draft-hallambaker-mesh-protocol-06

Abstract

   The Mathematical Mesh 'The Mesh' is an end-to-end secure
   infrastructure that facilitates the exchange of configuration and
   credential data between multiple user devices.  The core protocols of
   the Mesh are described with examples of common use cases and
   reference data.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.1.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.2.  Defined Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.3.  Related Specifications  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     2.4.  Implementation Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   3.  Mesh Service  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.1.  Data Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     3.2.  Partitioning  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   4.  Protocol Bindings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.1.  DNS Web Service Discovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.2.  Web Service Protocol Binding  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.2.1.  Transport Security  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.2.2.  HTTP Message Binding  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.2.3.  Request . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.2.4.  Response  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.3.  DARE Message Encapsulation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.3.1.  Null Authentication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.3.2.  Device Authentication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.3.3.  Profile Authentication  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       4.3.4.  Ticket Authentication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.4.  Payload Encoding  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.5.  Error handling and response codes . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   5.  Service Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   6.  Account Management  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   7.  Container Synchronization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.1.  Status Transaction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.2.  Download Transaction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       7.2.1.  Conflict Detection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       7.2.2.  Filtering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     7.3.  Upload Transaction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   8.  Device Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     8.1.  Device Authenticated  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     8.2.  PIN Authenticated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     8.3.  EARL connection mode  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   9.  Mesh Messaging  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     9.1.  Message Exchange  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
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