The Metalink Download Description Format
RFC 5854

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Date Rev. By Action
2017-05-16
28 (System) Changed document authors from "Peter Poeml, Anthony Bryan, Neil McNab" to "Peter Poeml, Anthony Bryan, Neil McNab, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa"
2015-10-14
28 (System) Notify list changed from anthonybryan@gmail.com, tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com, neil@nabber.org, poeml@mirrorbrain.org, draft-bryan-metalink@ietf.org to tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com
2012-08-22
28 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Robert Sparks
2012-08-22
28 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Pasi Eronen
2012-08-22
28 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Tim Polk
2012-08-22
28 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Ralph Droms
2012-08-22
28 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Yes position for Alexey Melnikov
2012-08-22
28 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Lars Eggert
2010-06-01
28 Cindy Morgan State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Cindy Morgan
2010-06-01
28 Cindy Morgan [Note]: 'RFC 5854' added by Cindy Morgan
2010-06-01
28 (System) RFC published
2010-03-12
28 Cindy Morgan State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Cindy Morgan
2010-03-01
28 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2010-03-01
28 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2010-03-01
28 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2010-02-25
28 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2010-02-25
28 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2010-02-25
28 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2010-02-25
28 Cindy Morgan IESG has approved the document
2010-02-25
28 Cindy Morgan Closed "Approve" ballot
2010-02-24
28 (System) [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Ronald Bonica
2010-02-24
28 Ralph Droms [Ballot Position Update] Position for Ralph Droms has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Ralph Droms
2010-02-24
28 Ralph Droms
[Ballot comment]
The list at http://www.iana.org/assignments/operating-system-names was updated recently.  I still don't see any of the recent Windows ...
2010-02-24
28 Ralph Droms
[Ballot discuss]
This is a "meta-discuss' to ask a couple of clarifying questions.

What is the purpose of the "metalink:os" element?  How would ...
2010-02-17
28 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot Position Update] Position for Alexey Melnikov has been changed to Yes from Discuss by Alexey Melnikov
2010-02-17
28 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot comment]
2010-02-17
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot discuss]
I am very pleased to see this document in IESG review and I will be voting Yes once my relatively minor issues are ...
2010-02-17
28 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Tim Polk
2010-02-17
28 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Undefined from Discuss by Tim Polk
2010-02-12
28 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-28.txt
2010-02-10
28 Pasi Eronen [Ballot Position Update] Position for Pasi Eronen has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Pasi Eronen
2010-01-28
27 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-27.txt
2010-01-24
28 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] Position for Lars Eggert has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Lars Eggert
2010-01-23
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
5.3.  Processing Foreign Markup

  Metalink Processors that encounter foreign markup in a location that
  is legal according to this ...
2010-01-23
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot discuss]
I am very pleased to see this document in IESG review and I will be voting Yes once my relatively minor issues are ...
2010-01-23
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
5.3.  Processing Foreign Markup

  Metalink Processors that encounter foreign markup in a location that
  is legal according to this ...
2010-01-23
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot discuss]
I am very pleased to see this document in IESG review and I will be voting Yes once my relatively minor issues are ...
2010-01-23
26 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-26.txt
2010-01-22
28 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2010-01-21
2010-01-21
28 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Approved-announcement to be sent by Lisa Dusseault
2010-01-21
28 Amy Vezza [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Amy Vezza
2010-01-21
28 Cindy Morgan State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation by Cindy Morgan
2010-01-21
28 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Jari Arkko
2010-01-21
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
4.2.4.  The "metalink:hash" Element

  The "metalink:hash" element is a Text construct that conveys a hash,
  also ...
2010-01-21
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot discuss]
I am very pleased to see this document in IESG review and I will be voting Yes once my relatively minor issues are ...
2010-01-21
28 Robert Sparks [Ballot Position Update] Position for Robert Sparks has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Robert Sparks
2010-01-21
28 Robert Sparks
[Ballot comment]
The kind of comments that are coming in indicate to me that this might have benefited going through a working group - at the ...
2010-01-21
28 Robert Sparks
[Ballot discuss]
application/metalink4+xml hasn't gone through types review that I can find. (I think Lisa plans to adopt this point of this ...
2010-01-21
28 Robert Sparks [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Robert Sparks
2010-01-21
28 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Ross Callon
2010-01-21
28 Adrian Farrel [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Adrian Farrel
2010-01-21
28 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Dan Romascanu
2010-01-21
28 Dan Romascanu
[Ballot comment]
I have a number of non-blocking comments:

1. For the readability of the document it would be useful if all acronyms were expanded ...
2010-01-21
28 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Magnus Westerlund
2010-01-20
28 Tim Polk
[Ballot comment]
Section 4.2.4

While a hash and a checksum serve similar purposes, they are not equivalent.  I suggest the
following change ...
2010-01-20
28 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
As noted in Pasi's Discuss, the document does not contain sufficient information to result in
interoperabie digital signatures. Without specification of a ...
2010-01-20
28 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Tim Polk
2010-01-19
28 Pasi Eronen
[Ballot comment]
I agree with Ralph's discuss that the IANA "Operating System Names"
is unlikely to be very useful, since all the most common ...
2010-01-19
28 Pasi Eronen
[Ballot discuss]
I have reviewed draft-bryan-metalink-25, and have couple of
concerns/questions that I'd like to discuss before recommending
approval of the document:

- Section ...
2010-01-19
28 Pasi Eronen [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Pasi Eronen
2010-01-19
28 Ralph Droms
[Ballot discuss]
This is a "meta-discuss' to ask a couple of clarifying questions.

What is the purpose of the "metalink:os" element?  How would ...
2010-01-19
28 Ralph Droms [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Ralph Droms
2010-01-19
28 Lars Eggert
[Ballot comment]
Section 3.2., paragraph 6:
>    Date values SHOULD be as accurate as possible.  For example, it would
>    be ...
2010-01-19
28 Lars Eggert
[Ballot discuss]
Section 2., paragraph 11:
>    Metalink Documents that do not follow this specification are invalid,
>    and partially or wholly unusable ...
2010-01-19
28 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Lars Eggert
2010-01-17
28 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Russ Housley
2010-01-16
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
4.2.4.  The "metalink:hash" Element

  The "metalink:hash" element is a Text construct that conveys a hash,
  also ...
2010-01-16
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot discuss]
I am very pleased to see this document in IESG review and I will be voting Yes once my relatively minor issues are ...
2010-01-16
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot comment]
4.2.4.  The "metalink:hash" Element

  The "metalink:hash" element is a Text construct that conveys a hash,
  also ...
2010-01-16
28 Alexey Melnikov
[Ballot discuss]
I am very pleased to see this document in IESG review and I will be voting Yes once my relatively minor issues are ...
2010-01-16
28 Alexey Melnikov [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Alexey Melnikov
2010-01-11
28 Lisa Dusseault Ballot has been issued by Lisa Dusseault
2010-01-11
28 Lisa Dusseault Placed on agenda for telechat - 2010-01-21 by Lisa Dusseault
2010-01-11
28 Lisa Dusseault [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Lisa Dusseault
2010-01-11
28 Lisa Dusseault Ballot has been issued by Lisa Dusseault
2010-01-11
28 Lisa Dusseault Created "Approve" ballot
2010-01-11
25 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-25.txt
2010-01-11
28 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead by Lisa Dusseault
2010-01-08
28 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call by system
2010-01-04
28 Amanda Baber
IANA comments:

Upon approval of this document, IANA will do the following:

ACTION 1:

A new assignment in the Namespace sub-registry of the "IETF XML ...
2009-12-11
28 Cindy Morgan Last call sent
2009-12-11
28 Cindy Morgan State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Cindy Morgan
2009-12-11
28 Lisa Dusseault Last Call was requested by Lisa Dusseault
2009-12-11
28 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation by Lisa Dusseault
2009-12-11
28 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2009-12-11
28 (System) Last call text was added
2009-12-11
28 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2009-12-08
24 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-24.txt
2009-11-26
23 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-23.txt
2009-11-18
28 Lisa Dusseault State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Lisa Dusseault
2009-11-18
28 Lisa Dusseault Draft Added by Lisa Dusseault in state Publication Requested
2009-11-09
22 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-22.txt
2009-10-14
21 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-21.txt
2009-10-13
20 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-20.txt
2009-10-05
19 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-19.txt
2009-10-04
18 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-18.txt
2009-09-29
17 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-17.txt
2009-08-31
16 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-16.txt
2009-08-26
15 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-15.txt
2009-08-24
14 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-14.txt
2009-08-22
13 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-13.txt
2009-08-18
12 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-12.txt
2009-08-08
11 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-11.txt
2009-07-28
10 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-10.txt
2009-07-11
09 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-09.txt
2009-07-04
08 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-08.txt
2009-06-18
07 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-07.txt
2009-03-04
06 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-06.txt
2009-01-13
05 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-05.txt
2008-12-31
04 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-04.txt
2008-10-23
28 Samuel Weiler Request for Early review by SECDIR Completed. Reviewer: Paul Hoffman.
2008-10-21
28 Samuel Weiler Request for Early review by SECDIR is assigned to Paul Hoffman
2008-10-21
28 Samuel Weiler Request for Early review by SECDIR is assigned to Paul Hoffman
2008-09-19
03 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-03.txt
2008-09-04
02 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-02.txt
2008-08-31
01 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-01.txt
2008-08-24
00 (System) New version available: draft-bryan-metalink-00.txt