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Network Working Group                                        M. Mealling
Request for Comments: 3405                                      VeriSign
BCP: 65                                                     October 2002
Category: Best Current Practice


     Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Part Five: URI.ARPA
                         Assignment Procedures

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
   Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This document is fifth in a series that is completely specified in
   "Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Part One: The
   Comprehensive DDDS" (RFC 3401).  It is very important to note that it
   is impossible to read and understand any document in this series
   without reading the others.

Table of Contents

   1.    Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2
   2.    URI Resolution vs URN Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2
   3.    Registration Policies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.1   URI.ARPA Registration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.1.1 Only Schemes in the IETF Tree Allowed  . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.1.2 Scheme Registration Takes Precedence . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.1.3 NAPTR Registration May Accompany Scheme Registration . . . .  3
   3.1.4 Registration or Changes after Scheme Registration  . . . . .  3
   3.2   URN.ARPA Registration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   3.2.1 NID Registration Takes Precedence  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   3.2.2 NAPTR Registration May Accompany NID Registration  . . . . .  4
   3.2.3 Registration or Changes after Scheme Registration  . . . . .  4
   4.    Requirements on hints  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   5.    Submission Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   6.    Registration Template  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   6.1   Key  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   6.2   Authority  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   6.3   Records  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   7.    Example Template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6



Mealling                 Best Current Practice


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