Mathematical Mesh Reference July 2020
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Phillip Hallam-Baker

Mathematical Mesh 3.0 Part IX: Considerations for Constrained Devices



The Mathematical Mesh ‘The Mesh’ is an infrastructure that facilitates the exchange of configuration and credential data between multiple user devices and provides end-to-end security. This document describes the

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Definitions

This section presents the related specifications and standard, the terms that are used as terms of art within the documents and the terms used as requirements language.

2.1. Requirements Language

The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

2.2. Defined Terms

The terms of art used in this document are described in the Mesh Architecture Guide [draft-hallambaker-mesh-architecture].

2.4. Implementation Status

The implementation status of the reference code base is described in the companion document [draft-hallambaker-mesh-developer].

3. Security Considerations

The security considerations for use and implementation of Mesh services and applications are described in the Mesh Security Considerations guide [draft-hallambaker-mesh-security].

4. IANA Considerations

All the IANA considerations for the Mesh documents are specified in this document

5. Acknowledgements

A list of people who have contributed to the design of the Mesh is presented in [draft-hallambaker-mesh-architecture].


Normative References

S. Bradner "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels" BCP 14 RFC 2119 DOI 10.17487/RFC2119
Phillip Hallam-Baker "Mathematical Mesh 3.0 Part I: Architecture Guide" Internet-Draft draft-hallambaker-mesh-architecture-13 <>
Phillip Hallam-Baker "Mathematical Mesh 3.0 Part VII: Security Considerations" Internet-Draft draft-hallambaker-mesh-security-04 <>

Informative References

Phillip Hallam-Baker "Mathematical Mesh: Reference Implementation" Internet-Draft draft-hallambaker-mesh-developer-09 <>

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