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Subject: update to KMIP schedule
Hi - Given the outstanding issues that we have for KMIP V1.0, it will likely take us several weeks longer to get to the vote on the committee drafts of the KMIP documents than had been suggested in the draft schedule distributed on 27-May. These outstanding issues include: - Editorial changes (shall/should/etc; comments from Indra/Elaine/Judy; naming for base objects) - Issue regarding proposal for renaming Application Specific Information - Key naming proposal - Conformance statement, "base profile" list of required/optional capabilities - Client information - Reserved enumeration ranges for use by other standard organizations (e.g. IEEE 1619.3) - KMIP encoding for HTTPS - Key types - Support for symmetric key pairs - Restrictions on mutating attributes - Get attributes tag - Repeated fields Though we have not yet had specific proposals in some of these areas (Key naming, symmetric key pairs, repeated fields), I think we're generally far enough along that it's feasible to target the end of July for wrapping up the outstanding items. That being the case, I've included below an update to the proposed schedule. Please post any discussion (comments/suggestions/issues) on the revised schedule to the KMIP list. Thanks! Bob 30-July: final versions of all proposed modifications have been voted on and submitted to editors for incorporation into KMIP committee draft 6-August: KMIP committee draft available for pre-vote review by TC members 13-August: TC vote begins (in KAVI) to approve KMIP Specification, KMIP Usage Guide and KMIP Use Case documents as committee drafts. 20-August: TC vote ends. At this point, committee drafts would be frozen while work continues on at least 3 KMIP implementations that can be referred to in the announcement of the public review. We'll also begin discussions about scoping for the next version of the KMIP documents (v1.1 or v2.0). 27/28-September: KMIP face-to-face meeting for 1) final review of committee drafts prior to release to public review and 2) scoping KMIP V1.1 / V2.0 work. 5-October: public review of KMIP committee draft announced Our schedule beyond that will depend on responses to the public review. But assuming that it's positive, I hope we can look forward to something like the following: During October/November: Incorporate feedback from 60 day public review (while moving ahead on KMIP v1.1 / v2.0) 3-December: begin vote to approve updated V1.0 KMIP documents as Committee Specifications 10-December: Once the V1.0 documents have been approved as Committee Specifications, vote to submit to OASIS membership for consideration as OASIS Standard.