Global Lambda Integrated Facility

Subject global identifiers naming scheme
From Ronald van der Pol <Ronald.vanderPol@xxxxxxxx>
Date Fri, 3 Apr 2009 01:40:20 +0200


At the GLIF Technical Working Group meeting the attendees reached
concensus about the "Global Identifiers Naming Scheme". The format
is described in the attached document. In short, it looks like:
<Global Identifier> ::= "urn:ogf:network:" <domain part> ":" <local part>

The "urn:ogf:network" prefix was chosen at the OGF NML Working Group meeting.

An example of a Global Identifier is:

This mail is sent to confirm the decision on this mailing list so that
we can start using this naming scheme. Please send your comments, if any,
to this mailing list before April 15.


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