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Network Working Group                                          A. Thomas
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Expires: April 16, 2017                                November 16, 2016

                       URN Namespace for IEEE 
                         draft-ieee-urn-03

Abstract

   This document describes the Namespace Identifier (NID) 'ieee' for
   Uniform Resource Names (URNs) used to identify resources published by
   the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  IEEE
   specifies and manages resources that utilize this URN identification
   model.  Management activities for these and other resources types are
   handled by the manager of the IEEE Registration Authority.

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1.  Introduction

   The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) is an
   organization whose objectives include the educational and technical
   advancement of electrical and electronic engineering,
   telecommunications, computer engineering and allied disciplines.
   Within IEEE, standardization activities are organized into sponsors,
   such as the LAN/MAN Stadnards Commitee, and then working groups 
   such as 802.1 and 802.3.  See http://standards.ieee.org.

   As part of these specifications efforts, there is a need to identify
   identifiers in a managed namespace that are unique and persistent.
   To ensure that this namespace's uniqueness is absolute, a
   registration of a specific Unified Resource Name (URN) URN Syntax
   [RFC2141] Namespace Identifier (NID) for use by IEEE is being
   specified in this document, in full conformance with the NID
   registration process specified in URN Namespace Definition Mechanism
   [RFC3406].

1.1.  Terminology

      +---------+---------------------------------------------------+
      | Acronym | Meaning                                           |
      +---------+---------------------------------------------------+
      | IEEE    | Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers |
      |         |                                                   |
      | NID     | Namespace Identifier                              |
      |         |                                                   |
      | URN     | Uniform Resource Name                             |
      +---------+---------------------------------------------------+

2.  URN Specification for IEEE

   Namespace ID:

    ieee

   Registration information:

    registration version number: 1

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    registration date: 2016-09-26
     (Note to RFC Editor: Please update the registration date when this
      request gets accepted and remove this instruction)

   Declared registrant of the namespace:

    Registering organization:

      Name: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

      Address:      445 Hoes Lane 
                    Piscataway, NJ 08854
                    USA

      Designated contact:   Angela Thomas

        Role: Manager, IEEE Registration Authority 
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