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Definition of the ROLIE Software Descriptor Extension

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (sacm WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Stephen A. Banghart , David Waltermire
Last updated 2020-01-23 (Latest revision 2019-07-22)
Replaces draft-banghart-sacm-rolie-softwaredescriptor
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state In WG Last Call
Associated WG milestone
Jun 2018
WGLC ROLIE software descriptor
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IESG IESG state Expired
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This document uses the "information-type" extension point as defined in the Resource-Oriented Lightweight Information Exchange (ROLIE) [RFC8322] Section 7.1.2 to better support Software Record and Software Inventory use cases. This specification registers a new ROLIE information-type, "software-descriptor", that allows for the categorization of information relevant to software description activities and formats. In particular, the usage of the ISO 19770-2:2015 Software Identification Tag (SWID Tag) and the Concise SWID (COSWID) formats in ROLIE are standardized. Additionally, this document discusses requirements and usage of other ROLIE elements in order to best syndicate software description information.


Stephen A. Banghart
David Waltermire

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