The IETF XML Registry
RFC 3688

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'The IETF XML Registry' to BCP 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'The IETF XML Registry '
   <draft-mealling-iana-xmlns-registry-06.txt> as a BCP

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Ted Hardie.

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Technical Summary

This document creates an IANA maintained registry of XML element 
identifiers so that document authors and implementors have a well 
maintained and authoritative location for their XML elements. As part 
of this standard, the IANA will maintain

         o the public representation of the document,

         o the URI for the elements if one is provided at the time of

         o a registry of Public Identifiers as URIs.

Working Group Summary

This document is not the product of an IETF Working group, but it 
has been reviewed within the IETF.

Protocol Quality

This document was reviewed for the IESG by
the XML directorate.