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Understanding the urn:mace:utexas.edu Namespace

MACE (the Middleware Architecture Committee for Education) has delegated the operations of the Uniform Resource Name (URN) namespace urn:mace:utexas.edu to UT Austin Information Technology Services.

This namespace supports the assignment of unique, global, persistent names to resources used by UT Austin in its Shibboleth, directory services and other middleware initiatives.

For more information about URNs, see:

  • Internet2/MACE Uniform Resource Name (URN) registry home page.

  • RFC 3613, which defines the urn:mace namespace and describes the procedures and policies governing its use.

Registrations in the urn:mace:utexas.edu Namespace

Namespace Purpose Date Registered
urn:mace:utexas.edu:entl Entitlements 06/23/2005
urn:mace:utexas.edu:dir Enterprise Directory implementation 10/19/2004
urn:mace:utexas.edu:shib Shibboleth implementation

Questions about registrations under urn:mace:utexas.edu, including suggestions for new registrations, should be directed to the Directory Team at directoryteam@utlists.utexas.edu.

Last updated March 4, 2013 @ 4:18 pm

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