IPP Mail Archive: IPP> I-D ACTION:draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt

IPP Mail Archive: IPP> I-D ACTION:draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt

IPP> I-D ACTION:draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt

Carl-Uno Manros (manros@cp10.es.xerox.com)
Wed, 27 May 1998 09:19:19 PDT


More guidelines....



>To: IETF-Announce:; >Cc: iesg@ietf.org >From: Internet-Drafts@ietf.org >Reply-to: Internet-Drafts@ietf.org >Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt >Date: Tue, 26 May 1998 07:16:23 PDT >Sender: cclark@CNRI.Reston.VA.US > >A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories. >This draft is a work item of the IETF Steering Group Working Group of the IETF. > > Title : Guidelines for Writing an IANA Considerations > Section in RFCs > Author(s) : H. Alvestrand, T. Narten > Filename : draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt > Pages : 10 > Date : 22-May-98 > > Many protocols make use of identifiers consisting of constants and > other well-known values. Even after a protocol has been defined and > deployment has begun, new values may need to be assigned (e.g., for > a new option type in DHCP, or a new encryption or authentication > algorithm for IPSec). To insure that such quantities have consistent > values and interpretations in different implementations, their > assignment must be administered by a central authority. For IETF > protocols, that role is provided by the Internet Assigned Numbers > Authority (IANA). > > In order for the IANA to manage a given numbering space prudently, it > needs guidelines describing the conditions under which new values can > be assigned. If the IANA is expected to play a role in the management > of a numbering space, the IANA must be given clear and concise > instructions describing that role. This document discusses issues > that should be considered in formulating an identifier assignment > policy and provides guidelines to document authors on the specific > text that must be included in documents that place demands on the > IANA. > >Internet-Drafts are available by anonymous FTP. Login with the username >"anonymous" and a password of your e-mail address. After logging in, >type "cd internet-drafts" and then > "get draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt". >A URL for the Internet-Draft is: >ftp://ftp.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt > >Internet-Drafts directories are located at: > > Africa: ftp.is.co.za > > Europe: ftp.nordu.net > ftp.nis.garr.it > > Pacific Rim: munnari.oz.au > > US East Coast: ftp.ietf.org > > US West Coast: ftp.isi.edu > >Internet-Drafts are also available by mail. > >Send a message to: mailserv@ietf.org. In the body type: > "FILE /internet-drafts/draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt". > >NOTE: The mail server at ietf.org can return the document in > MIME-encoded form by using the "mpack" utility. To use this > feature, insert the command "ENCODING mime" before the "FILE" > command. To decode the response(s), you will need "munpack" or > a MIME-compliant mail reader. Different MIME-compliant mail readers > exhibit different behavior, especially when dealing with > "multipart" MIME messages (i.e. documents which have been split > up into multiple messages), so check your local documentation on > how to manipulate these messages. > > >Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant mail reader >implementation to automatically retrieve the ASCII version of the >Internet-Draft. >Content-Type: text/plain >Content-ID: <19980522101444.I-D@ietf.org> > >ENCODING mime >FILE /internet-drafts/draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt > ><ftp://ftp.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-iesg-iana-considerations-04.txt> > Carl-Uno Manros Principal Engineer - Advanced Printing Standards - Xerox Corporation 701 S. Aviation Blvd., El Segundo, CA, M/S: ESAE-231 Phone +1-310-333 8273, Fax +1-310-333 5514 Email: manros@cp10.es.xerox.com