URN Namespace for MEF Documents

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                    URN Namespace for MEF Documents


   This document describes the Namespace Identifier (NID) 'mef' for
   Uniform Resource Names (URNs) used to identify resources published by
   MEF Forum (http://www.mef.net).  MEF 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
   MEF Assigned Names and Numbers (MANN) registry.

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1.  Introduction

   The MEF Forum (MEF), is a nonprofit international industry standards
   organization, dedicated to the worldwide adoption of Carrier Ethernet
   (CE) networks and services.  The forum creates specifications in the
   area of Services, Architecture, Operations and Management.

   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 MEF is being
   specified in this document, in full conformance with the NID
   registration process specified in URN Namespace Definition Mechanism

1.1.  Terminology

               | Acronym | Meaning                        |
               | CE      | Carrier Ethernet               |
               |         |                                |
               | MANN    | MEF Assigned Names and Numbers |
               |         |                                |
               | MEF     | MEF Forum                      |
               |         |                                |
               | NID     | Namespace Identifier           |
               |         |                                |
               | NSS     | Namespace Specific String      |
               |         |                                |
               | RDS     | Resolution Discovery System    |
               |         |                                |
               | URN     | Uniform Resource Name          |

2.  URN Specification for MEF

   Namespace ID:


   Registration information:

      registration version number: 1

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      registration date: 2015-10-17

   Declared registrant of the namespace:

      Registering organization

         Name: MEF Forum

         Address: 6033 W.  Century Boulevard, Suite 1107 Los Angeles CA
         90045 USA

      Designated contact:

         Role: Manager, MEF Namespace

         Email: namespace@mef.net

   Declaration of syntactic structure:

      The syntax of namespace specific strings for the 'mef' namespace
      is <NSS> in RFC 2141.

   Relevant ancillary documentation:

      MEF publishes information regarding the registered resources in
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