Protocol Action: 'Well-Known Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs)' to Proposed Standard (draft-nottingham-rfc5785bis-10.txt)

The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org> Tue, 26 March 2019 16:07 UTC

Return-Path: <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
X-Original-To: ietf-announce@ietf.org
Delivered-To: ietf-announce@ietfa.amsl.com
Received: from ietfa.amsl.com (localhost [IPv6:::1]) by ietfa.amsl.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id CCDBA1205A7; Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:07:50 -0700 (PDT)
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: "IETF-Announce" <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Well-Known Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs)' to Proposed Standard (draft-nottingham-rfc5785bis-10.txt)
X-Test-IDTracker: no
X-IETF-IDTracker: 6.94.1
Auto-Submitted: auto-generated
Precedence: bulk
Cc: The IESG <iesg@ietf.org>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, alexey.melnikov@isode.com, martin.thomson@gmail.com, draft-nottingham-rfc5785bis@ietf.org, rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
MIME-Version: 1.0
Message-ID: <155361647082.18807.2666977422137563154.idtracker@ietfa.amsl.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:07:50 -0700
Archived-At: <https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/ietf-announce/54FOTa7XZBS_zr3M9ex7Ri0zdcg>
X-BeenThere: ietf-announce@ietf.org
X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.29
List-Id: "IETF announcement list. No discussions." <ietf-announce.ietf.org>
List-Unsubscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/options/ietf-announce>, <mailto:ietf-announce-request@ietf.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Archive: <https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/browse/ietf-announce/>
List-Post: <mailto:ietf-announce@ietf.org>
List-Help: <mailto:ietf-announce-request@ietf.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/ietf-announce>, <mailto:ietf-announce-request@ietf.org?subject=subscribe>
X-List-Received-Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:07:53 -0000

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Well-Known Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs)'
  (draft-nottingham-rfc5785bis-10.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF
Working Group.

The IESG contact person is Alexey Melnikov.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-nottingham-rfc5785bis/




Technical Summary

   This document updates two RFCs defining the /.well-known/
   path for URLs in HTTP (RFC 5785) and thewebsocketprotocol
   (RFC 8307).  The only meaningful change is to relax
   some of the constraints on registrations to allow for a broader set of uses.
   For instance, service discovery is now expressly permitted.

   There are also a number of editorial improvements and an expansion
   of the security considerations.

Working Group Summary

   This is not a WG document.

   The main change in this document is the result of some
   contention about the intent of the mechanism and some
   lengthy discussions in plenary (e.g.,
   <https://datatracker.ietf.org/meeting/101/materials/minutes-101-dispatch-01>).
   A mailing list for discussing this was established after that
   most recent discussion:
   <https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/browse/http-well-known/>;.

Document Quality

   This is a bis document for a commonly used registry.
   The goal of the document is to relax and clarify registration
   requirements.

Personnel

   Shepherd: Martin Thomson
   Responsible AD: Alexey Melnikov



RFC Editor Note

In section 3.1, 10th para, replace the last sentence:

OLD:
   The Experts can change a provisional entry's status to
   permanent at any time.

NEW:
   The Experts can change a provisional entry's status to
   permanent; in doing so, the Experts should consider how widely used
   a value is, and consult the community beforehand.