Definition of the ROLIE Software Descriptor Extension
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SACM Working Group                                         D. Waltermire
Internet-Draft                                               S. Banghart
Intended status: InformationalNational Institute of Standards and Techno
Expires: September 22, 2018                               March 21, 2018

         Definition of the ROLIE Software Descriptor Extension
              draft-ietf-sacm-rolie-softwaredescriptor-02

Abstract

   This document extends the Resource-Oriented Lightweight Information
   Exchange (ROLIE) core to add the information type category and
   related requirements needed to support Software Record and Software
   Inventory use cases.  The 'software-descriptor' information type is
   defined as a ROLIE extension.  Additional supporting requirements are
   also defined that describe the use of specific formats and link
   relations pertaining to the new information type.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Information-type Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.1.  The "software-descriptor" information type  . . . . . . .   4
   4.  rolie:property Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  urn:ietf:params:rolie:property:swd:id . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.2.  urn:ietf:params:rolie:property:swd:swname . . . . . . . .   5
   5.  Use of the rolie:format element . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     5.1.  The ISO SWID 2015 format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       5.1.1.  Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       5.1.2.  Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     5.2.  The Concise SWID format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       5.2.1.  Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       5.2.2.  Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   6.  atom:link Extensions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     7.1.  Media Type Registrations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       7.1.1.  ISO SWID  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     7.2.  software-descriptor information-type  . . . . . . . . . .   9
     7.3.  swd:id property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     7.4.  swd:swname property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   9.  Privacy Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   10. Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   Appendix A.  Schema . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   Appendix B.  Examples of Use  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12

1.  Introduction

   This document defines an extension to the Resource-Oriented
   Lightweight Information Exchange (ROLIE) [RFC8322] protocol to
   support the publication of software descriptor information.  Software
   descriptor information is information that characterizes:

      an installable software package, or

      information about static software components that may be installed
      by a software package or patch.

   Software descriptor information includes identifying, versioning,
   software creation and publication, and file artifact information.
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