Service Location Protocol (svrloc) Charter
NOTE: This charter is accurate as of the 37th IETF Meeting in San Jose. It
may now be out-of-date. (Consider this a "snapshot" of the working
group from that meeting.) Up-to-date charters for all active working
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- John Veizades <email@example.com>
Internet Area Director(s):
- Frank Kastenholz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Jeffrey Burgan <email@example.com>
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Description of Working Group
The Service Location Protocol Working Group is chartered to make the
discovery and use of Internet services an easier task than allowed by
Using the Service Location Protocol this working group will work on
making additions to this work to extend this functionality to the
Internet at large.
This working group will also work on defining service schemes and
evaluate scheme presented by contributers outside of the IETF.
Goals and Milestones
- Open discussion and determine if a working group should be formed.
- Continue discussion trying to refine the problem statement and possible resolutions.
- Jun 96
- Complete definition of Mail Relay, Mailbox, and DNS schemes.
- Jun 96
- Define Service Location over IPv6.
- Jun 96
- Define extensions for Service Location over other network protocols.
- Dec 96
- Define an authentication mechanism for Service Location.
- Mar 97
- Define how Service Location works when client is on a network other than their typical home net so that local and remote resources can be found.
- Jul 97
- Define a global Service Location mechanism.
No Request for Comments