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I-D ACTION:draft-sun-handle-system-def-06.txt



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	Title		: Handle System Namespace and Service Definition
	Author(s)	: S. Sun, S. Reilly, L. Lannom
	Filename	: draft-sun-handle-system-def-06.txt
	Pages		: 36
	Date		: 2002-10-29
	
This document provides a detailed description of the Handle System 
namespace, its data and service model, as well as its operation 
model. The namespace definition specifies the handle syntax and its 
semantic structure. The data model defines the data structures used 
by the handle system protocol and any pre-defined data types for 
carrying out the handle service. The service model provides 
definitions of various Handle System components and explains how 
they work together over the network. Finally, the handle system 
operation model describes its service operation in terms of 
messages transmitted between client and server, as well as the 
client authentication process based on the handle system 
authentication protocol.

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