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A Naming Scheme for c=US (RFC1255)

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Original Publication Date: 1991-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 25 page(s) / 29K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

The North American Directory Forum: AUTHOR

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1255: DOI

Abstract

This memo documents the NADF's agreement as to how entries are named in the public portions of the North American Directory. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.

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Network Working Group The North American Directory Forum Request for Comments: 1255 September 1991 Obsoletes: RFC 1218

A Naming Scheme for c=US

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Summary

This RFC is a near-verbatim copy of a document, known as NADF-175, which has been produced by the North American Directory Forum (NADF). The NADF is a collection of organizations which offer, or plan to offer, public Directory services in North America, based on the CCITT X.500 Recommendations. As a part of its charter, the NADF must reach agreement as to how entries are named in the public portions of the North American Directory. NADF-175 represents the NADF’s agreement in this area.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction .......................................... 2 2 Approach .............................................. 2 2.1 Names and User-Friendliness ......................... 3 2.2 Choice of RDN Names ................................. 3 2.3 Outline of the Scheme ............................... 4 3 The Naming Process .................................... 4 3.1 Right-To-Use ........................................ 4 3.2 Registration ........................................ 6 3.3 Publication ......................................... 6 4 Structuring Objects ................................... 7 4.1 The National Level .................................. 7 4.2 The Regional Level .................................. 7 4.3 The Local Level ..................................... 9 4.4 ADDMD Operators ..................................... 10 4.5 Summary of Structuring Objects ...................... 11 5 Entity Objects ........................................ 12 5.1 Organizations ....................................... 12 5.1.1 Kinds of Organizations ............................ 12 5.1.2 Modeling Organizations ............................ 13 5.2 Persons ............................................. 14 6 Listing Entities ...................................... 15 6.1 Organizations ....................................... 15

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RFC 1255 A Naming Scheme for c=US September 1991

6.2 Persons ............................................. 16 7 Usage Examples ........................................ 17 7.1 Organizations with National-Standing ................ 17 7.2 Organizations with Regional-Standing ................ 18 7.3 Organizations with Local-Standing ................... 19 7.4 Organizations with Foreign-Standing ................. 20 7.5 Persons ............................................. 21 8 Bibliography .......................................... 22 Appendix A: Revision History of this Scheme ............. 22 Security Considerations ................................. 25 Author’s Address ........................................ 25

A Naming Scheme for c=US The North American Directory Forum Supercedes: NADF-166, 143, 123, 103, 71 July 12, 19...

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