[foaf-protocols] [Fwd: XRD 1.0 currently up for OASIS Standard vote]

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 02:13:24 CEST 2010

So does it now pass the "Test of Independent Invention"?


On 23 October 2010 01:30, Nathan <nathan at webr3.org> wrote:
> subject says it all..
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: XRD 1.0 currently up for OASIS Standard vote
> Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:25:53 -0700
> From: Will Norris <will at willnorris.com>
> Reply-To: activity-streams at googlegroups.com
> To: activity-streams at googlegroups.com, general at lists.openid.net,
> board at lists.openid.net, specs at lists.openid.net, oauth at googlegroups.com,
>    oexchange at googlegroups.com, portablecontacts at googlegroups.com,
>  salmon-protocol at googlegroups.com, diso-project at googlegroups.com,
>  webfinger at googlegroups.com
> (apologies up front for those that get multiple copies of this due to the
> wide cross post)
> For those that haven't been following the current status XRD, I wanted to
> ping you and let you know that it is currently being voted on for
> consideration as an OASIS Standard.
> As a quick recap, XRD is a simple format for describing resources, with one
> immediate use being discovery of social web services.  It is a direct
> evolution of XRDS (used for discovery in OpenID 2.0) and XRDS-Simple (used
> in OAuth Discovery, Portable Contacts, et al).  XRD is currently in use as
> the descriptor format powering WebFinger.  You can read the full spec at:
> http://docs.oasis-open.org/xri/xrd/v1.0/xrd-1.0.html
> I'm writing to these communities to encourage anyone whose company is an
> OASIS member to find out who your OASIS representative is and encourage them
> to vote.  The ballot is open through October 31, so we only have just over a
> week left.
> Ballot:
> http://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/voting/ballot.php?id=1955(OASIS
> login required)
> Thanks,
> Will Norris
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