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XML DTD for Roaming Access Phone Book (RFC3017)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Aug-17
Document File: 34 page(s) / 60K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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M. Riegel: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document defines the syntax as well as the semantics of the information to be included in the phone book for roaming applications. It comprises the information necessary to select the most appropriate ISP and to configure the host to get access to the network of the provider. The specification consists of a small set of required information elements and a variety of possible extensions. All data is specified in XML [5] (Extensible Markup Language) syntax leading to a concise XML DTD (Document Type Declaration) for the phone book.

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Network Working Group M. Riegel Request for Comments: 3017 Siemens AG Category: Standards Track G. Zorn Cisco Systems December 2000

XML DTD for Roaming Access Phone Book

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This document defines the syntax as well as the semantics of the information to be included in the phone book for roaming applications. It comprises the information necessary to select the most appropriate ISP and to configure the host to get access to the network of the provider. The specification consists of a small set of required information elements and a variety of possible extensions. All data is specified in XML [5] (Extensible Markup Language) syntax leading to a concise XML DTD (Document Type Declaration) for the phone book.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ............................................. 3 2. Rationale for XML Usage .................................. 4 3. Specification of Requirements ............................ 5 4. Value type notations for 'stronger' typing ............... 5 5. Container Element Definitions ............................ 5 5.1. PhoneBook ............................................ 5 5.1.1. phoneBook Attribute "name" ........................ 6

5.1.2. phoneBook Attribute "version" ..................... 6 5.2. POP .................................................. 7

5.2.1. pop Attribute "entryVersion" ...................... 8 5.3. Setup ................................................ 8 5.4. Support .............................................. 9 5.5. Provider ............................................. 9

Riegel Zorn Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 3017 Roaming Access Phone Book XML DTD December 2000

6. Information Element Definitions .......................... 10 6.1. Information elements defined for the POP element ..... 10 6.1.1. Address ........................................... 10 6.1.1.1. address Attribute "family" ..................... 10 6.1.1.2. address Attribute "countryCode" ................ 11

6.1.1.3. address Attribute "areaCode" ................... 11 6.1.2. Media ............................................. 11 6.1.2.1. Modem Protocols ................................ 12 6.1.2.2. ISDN Protocols ................................. 12 6.1.2.3. ATM Protocols .................................. 13 6.1.2.4. Frame Relay Protocols .......................... 13

6.1.2.5. X.25 Protocols ................................. 13 6.1.3. Minimum Data Rate ................................. 14 6.1.4. Maximum Data Rate ................................. 14 6.1.5. POP Properties .................................... 14 6.1.6. T...