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Requirements for Internet-Draft Tracking by the IETF Community in the Datatracker (RFC6293)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000208091D
Original Publication Date: 2011-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2011-Nov-30
Document File: 34 page(s) / 37K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

P. Hoffman: AUTHOR

Abstract

The IETF Datatracker is used by many IETF community members to find the status of Internet-Drafts (I-Ds) and RFCs, and view I-Ds and RFCs that meet particular criteria. The current Datatracker, found at , allows anyone to search for active I-Ds and RFCs, and get a list matching the given criteria. (The Datatracker also allows for expired I-Ds, but those are not relevant to this discussion.)

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        P. Hoffman Request for Comments: 6293                                VPN Consortium Category: Informational                                        June 2011 ISSN: 2070-1721

               Requirements for Internet-Draft Tracking by                  the IETF Community in the Datatracker

Abstract

   The document gives a set of requirements for extending the IETF    Datatracker to give individual IETF community members, including the    IETF leadership, easy methods for tracking the progress of the    Internet-Drafts and RFCs of interest to them.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc6293.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2011 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

Hoffman                       Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 6293           Datatracker Community Tracking Reqs         June 2011

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

     1.1.  Usage Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

     1.2.  Context for This Document  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

     1.3.  Definitions Used in This Document  . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

     1.4.  Expected User Interactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

   2.  Requirements for Tools Features  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

     2.1.  Lists  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

       2.1.1.  Re...