ALPS document describing DISCO services

This is the ALPS document for an adhoc specification called DISCO (Discovering Interoperative Services for Continuous Operation). DISCO is a simple language for managing the adding/removing of services as well as the ability to search ("find") and make connections with ("bind") registered services.

Allows services to register/unreg themselves in a shared, searchable registry of available services.
Allows services (including the registry) to perform a "ping" health-check
Allows services to "find/bind" to other services based on profile and mediaType criteria

See for details.