A Universally Unique IDentifier (UUID) URN Namespace
RFC 4122

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2018-12-20
05 (System)
Received changes through RFC Editor sync (changed abstract to 'This specification defines a Uniform Resource Name namespace for UUIDs (Universally Unique IDentifier), also known as ...
2012-08-22
05 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Thomas Narten
2012-08-22
05 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Scott Hollenbeck
2012-08-22
05 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Bill Fenner
2012-08-22
05 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Harald Alvestrand
2012-08-22
05 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Jon Peterson
2012-08-22
05 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Steven Bellovin
2012-08-22
05 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Abstain position for Russ Housley
2005-07-12
05 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2005-07-12
05 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 4122' added by Amy Vezza
2005-07-07
05 (System) RFC published
2005-01-13
05 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Amy Vezza
2005-01-13
05 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2005-01-13
05 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2005-01-13
05 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2005-01-12
05 Ted Hardie State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Ted Hardie
2005-01-11
05 (System) [Ballot Position Update] Position for Russ Housley has been changed to Abstain from Discuss
2005-01-11
05 Harald Alvestrand
[Ballot comment]
Reviewed by Michael Patton, Gen-ART

Substantive technical issues identified in the review of -04 seem to have been addressed in -05. While the ...
2005-01-11
05 Harald Alvestrand [Ballot Position Update] Position for Harald Alvestrand has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Harald Alvestrand
2005-01-05
05 Russ Housley
[Ballot comment]
In an 802 MAC address, the most significant bit is the I/G bit.
  This bit indicates whether the address is an ...
2005-01-05
05 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2005-01-05
05 (System) New version available: draft-mealling-uuid-urn-05.txt
2004-12-17
05 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Amy Vezza
2004-12-17
05 Amy Vezza [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Sam Hartman by Amy Vezza
2004-12-17
05 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2004-12-16
2004-12-16
05 Thomas Narten [Ballot Position Update] Position for Thomas Narten has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Thomas Narten
2004-12-16
05 Bill Fenner [Ballot comment]
No further objection; MAP covered my concerns with -04.
2004-12-16
05 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] Position for Bill Fenner has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Bill Fenner
2004-12-16
05 Harald Alvestrand [Ballot comment]
Reviewed by Michael Patton, Gen-ART
2004-12-16
05 Harald Alvestrand
[Ballot discuss]
Reviewed by Michael Patton, Gen-ART
He has been in dialogue with the author about the issues below; I'm just hanging on to ...
2004-12-16
05 Harald Alvestrand [Ballot Position Update] Position for Harald Alvestrand has been changed to Discuss from No Objection by Harald Alvestrand
2004-12-16
05 Michelle Cotton IANA Comments: We understand this document to have NO IANA Actions
2004-12-15
05 Scott Hollenbeck [Ballot Position Update] Position for Scott Hollenbeck has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Scott Hollenbeck
2004-12-13
05 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
REVISED DISCUSS:

  In an 802 MAC address, the most significant bit is the I/G bit.
  This bit indicates whether the ...
2004-12-09
05 Ted Hardie Placed on agenda for telechat - 2004-12-16 by Ted Hardie
2004-12-09
05 Ted Hardie Note field has been cleared by Ted Hardie
2004-12-09
05 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2004-12-09
04 (System) New version available: draft-mealling-uuid-urn-04.txt
2004-04-15
05 Harald Alvestrand
[Ballot comment]
Even though it's clearly stating that this is not a controlling specification for UUIDs, it is not very clear about stating exactly ...
2004-03-18
05 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] Position for Jon Peterson has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Jon Peterson
2004-03-17
05 Scott Hollenbeck
[Ballot comment]
The abstract contains two references.  I don't think it's a good idea to include references in text that will be ...
2004-03-17
05 Scott Hollenbeck
[Ballot discuss]
The ABNF provided in Section 3 allegedly conforms to RFC 2234, but the rulenames that contain the "_" character are invalid per the ...
2004-03-17
05 Scott Hollenbeck [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Scott Hollenbeck by Scott Hollenbeck
2004-03-14
05 Russ Housley [Ballot comment]
In 2 places: s/802.1 MAC addresses/802 MAC addresses/
2004-03-14
05 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
ORIGINAL DISCUSS:
  The security considerations (section 6) ought to discuss the consequences
  of using a predictable random number source.  It ...
2004-03-11
05 Steven Bellovin
[Ballot comment]
This text:

  If a system does not have the capability to generate cryptographic
  quality random numbers, then implementation advice can be ...
2004-03-11
05 Steven Bellovin [Ballot Position Update] Position for Steve Bellovin has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Steve Bellovin
2004-03-11
05 Ted Hardie Placed on agenda for telechat - 2004-03-18 by Ted Hardie
2004-03-11
05 Ted Hardie [Note]: 'Revised to deal with DISCUSS issues; back on telechat to clear' added by Ted Hardie
2004-03-11
03 (System) New version available: draft-mealling-uuid-urn-03.txt
2004-02-05
05 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2004-02-05
05 Thomas Narten
[Ballot discuss]
It would be good to get a semi-formal statement from the Open Group
saying they have reviewed the doc and are OK with ...
2004-02-05
05 Thomas Narten
[Ballot discuss]
It would be good to get a semi-formal statement from the Open Group
saying they have reviewed the doc and are OK with ...
2004-02-05
05 Thomas Narten [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Thomas Narten by Thomas Narten
2004-02-05
05 Alex Zinin [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alex Zinin by Alex Zinin
2004-02-05
05 Allison Mankin [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Allison Mankin by Allison Mankin
2004-02-05
05 Bert Wijnen [Ballot comment]
I have no further objections
2004-02-05
05 Bert Wijnen [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Bert Wijnen by Bert Wijnen
2004-02-04
05 David Kessens [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for David Kessens by David Kessens
2004-02-04
05 Margaret Cullen [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Margaret Wasserman by Margaret Wasserman
2004-02-04
05 Russ Housley [Ballot comment]
s/IEEE address/IEEE 802 MAC address/

  s/IEEE 802 address/IEEE 802 MAC address/
2004-02-04
05 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
The security considerations (section 6) ought to discuss the consequenses
  of using a predictable random number source.  It should also reference ...
2004-02-04
05 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Russ Housley by Russ Housley
2004-02-04
05 Jon Peterson [Ballot discuss]
I'm kind of surprised that this document doesn't register the UUID NID in the IANA NID registry - any reason for that?
2004-02-04
05 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] Position for Jon Peterson has been changed to Discuss from Undefined by Jon Peterson
2004-02-04
05 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] New position, Undefined, has been recorded for Jon Peterson by Jon Peterson
2004-02-03
05 Bill Fenner
[Ballot discuss]
Section 4.5 leaves out an important aspect of 802 addresses: bit order.  It's true that the multicast bit is the ...
2004-02-03
05 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Bill Fenner by Bill Fenner
2004-02-03
05 Ned Freed
[Ballot discuss]
First of all, the syntax definition for UUIDs is messed up. It currently
reads as follows:

  UUID            ...
2004-02-03
05 Ned Freed [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Ned Freed by Ned Freed
2004-02-03
05 Ted Hardie Ballot has been issued by Ted Hardie
2004-02-03
05 Harald Alvestrand
[Ballot comment]
Even though it's clearly stating that this is not a controlling specification for UUIDs, it is not very clear about stating exactly ...
2004-02-03
05 Harald Alvestrand [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Harald Alvestrand by Harald Alvestrand
2004-02-03
05 Steven Bellovin [Ballot discuss]
MUST cite RFC 1750
2004-02-03
05 Steven Bellovin [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Steve Bellovin by Steve Bellovin
2004-02-02
02 (System) New version available: draft-mealling-uuid-urn-02.txt
2004-01-30
05 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Ted Hardie
2004-01-30
05 Ted Hardie Ballot has been issued by Ted Hardie
2004-01-30
05 Ted Hardie Created "Approve" ballot
2004-01-30
05 Ted Hardie [Note]: 'Please check the version number for review -02 should be read for the telechat.' added by Ted Hardie
2004-01-26
05 Ted Hardie Placed on agenda for telechat - 2004-02-05 by Ted Hardie
2004-01-26
05 Ted Hardie State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for Writeup by Ted Hardie
2004-01-26
05 Ted Hardie Area acronymn has been changed to app from gen
2003-12-31
05 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for Writeup from In Last Call by system
2003-12-03
05 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2003-12-03
05 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2003-12-03
05 Amy Vezza Intended Status has been changed to Proposed Standard from None
2003-12-02
05 Ted Hardie Last Call was requested by Ted Hardie
2003-12-02
05 Ted Hardie State Changes to Last Call Requested from Publication Requested by Ted Hardie
2003-12-02
05 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2003-12-02
05 (System) Last call text was added
2003-12-02
05 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2003-11-17
05 Ted Hardie Request publication at 58th IETF
2003-11-17
05 Ted Hardie Draft Added by Ted Hardie
2003-10-03
01 (System) New version available: draft-mealling-uuid-urn-01.txt
2002-09-23
00 (System) New version available: draft-mealling-uuid-urn-00.txt