The Atom Publishing Protocol
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, atompub mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, atompub chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'The Atom Publishing Protocol' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'The Atom Publishing Protocol ' <draft-ietf-atompub-protocol-18.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Atom Publishing Format and Protocol Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Lisa Dusseault and Alexey Melnikov. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-atompub-protocol-18.txt
Technical Summary The Atom Publishing Protocol HTTP-based protocol for publishing and editing web resources, and is particularly useful for (but not limited to) blogs. It supports ideas such as collections of multimedia items and categorization of items. It uses the Atom format (RFC 4287) for its messages. Working Group Summary The document went through many revisions and was discussed actively. Protocol Quality There are already many implementations of the spec from a wide variety of vendors, and many of those have been shown to interoperate. Lisa Dusseault reviewed this for the IESG.