This is the working area for the expected IETF COSE draft of CBOR Encoded Message Syntax
- Editor's copy
- [Working Group Draft] (https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-cose-msg)
- [Compare Working Group and Editor's Drafts] (https://tools.ietf.org/rfcdiff?url1=https://www.ietf.org/id/draft-ietf-cose-msg&url2=https://cose-wg.github.io/cose-spec/draft-ietf-cose-msg.txt)
This document is under active developement.
Current list of open issues can be found at cose-wg/cose-issues.
Be aware that all contributions to the specification fall under the "NOTE WELL" terms outlined below.
The best way to provide feedback (editorial or design) and ask questions is sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (https://www.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/COSE). This will ensure that the entire Working Group sees your input in a timely fashion.
If you have editorial suggestions (i.e., those that do not change the meaning of the specification), you can either:
a) Fork this repository and submit a pull request; this is the lowest friction way to get editorial changes in.
b) Submit a new issue to Github, and mention that you believe it is editorial in the issue body. It is not necessary to notify the mailing list for editorial issues. The correct Github issue tracker is at cose-wg/cose-issues.
c) Make comments on individual commits in Github. Note that this feedback is processed only with best effort by the editors, so it should only be used for quick editorial suggestions or questions.
- For non-editorial (i.e., design) issues, you can also create an issue on Github. However, you must notify the mailing list when creating such issues, providing a link to the issue in the message body.
Note that github issues are not for substantial discussions; the only appropriate place to discuss design issues is on the mailing list itself.
Building the Draft
In order to build a copy of the draft, you will need to install xml2rfc. This
requires Python 2.7 and can be installed using
$ pip install xml2rfc
Other tools can be used to produce PDF files, or to provide a comparison. These
tools - and where to find them - are described in the
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