RFC 3858

An Extensible Markup Language (XML) Based Format for Watcher Information, August 2004

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3858.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
J. Rosenberg
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3858

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Abstract

Watchers are defined as entities that request (i.e., subscribe to) information about a resource. There is fairly complex state associated with these subscriptions. The union of the state for all subscriptions to a particular resource is called the watcher information for that resource. This state is dynamic, changing as subscribers come and go. As a result, it is possible, and indeed useful, to subscribe to the watcher information for a particular resource. In order to enable this, a format is needed to describe the state of watchers on a resource. This specification describes an Extensible Markup Language (XML) document format for such state. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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