Re: [dow1-2tf] FW: RFC 3981 on IRIS: The Internet Registry Information Service (IRIS)Core Protocol
On 2005-01-06 20:35:47 -0500, Jeff Neuman wrote:
> IRIS is officially an Internet Standard with RFC number 3981.
That's not the case.
IRIS has been published as a standards track RFC. This RFC is in the
entry-level "proposed standard" state, i.e., at the lowest maturity
level that a "standards track" protocol can have. The next maturity
level will be "draft standard" (which requires two independent
interoperable implementations); only after further experience has
been gathered with the protocol, CRISP can become a formal Internet
Many proposed standards never make it to standard state.
See section 4.1 of <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2026.txt> for details
on the IETF standards process.
Thomas Roessler · Personal soap box at <http://log.does-not-exist.org/>.
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> Subject: RFC 3981 on IRIS: The Internet Registry Information Service
> (IRIS)Core Protocol
> A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
> RFC 3981
> Title: IRIS: The Internet Registry Information Service
> (IRIS) Core Protocol
> Author(s): A. Newton, M. Sanz
> Status: Standards Track
> Date: January 2005
> Mailbox: anewton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, sanz@xxxxxxxx
> Pages: 52
> Characters: 101359
> Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso: None
> I-D Tag: draft-ietf-crisp-iris-core-07.txt
> URL: ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3981.txt
> This document describes an application layer client-server protocol
> for a framework to represent the query and result operations of
> the information services of Internet registries. Specified in the
> Extensible Markup Language (XML), the protocol defines generic query
> and result operations and a mechanism for extending these operations
> for specific registry service needs.
> This document is a product of the Cross Registry Information Service
> Protocol Working Group of the IETF.
> This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
> This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
> the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
> for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the
> "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
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