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The telnet URI Scheme

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    RFC Editor <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'The telnet URI Scheme' to Proposed 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'The telnet URI Scheme '
   <draft-hoffman-telnet-uri-06.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Ted Hardie.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary
This document specifies the telnet Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)
scheme that was originally specified in RFC 1738.  The purpose of
this document is to allow RFC 1738 to be made obsolete while keeping
the information about the scheme on the standards track and 
appropriately referenced within the IANA registry.
Working Group Summary
This document is the product of an individual submitter, but the strategy
of splitting RFC 1738's registrations was discussed by the URI mailing list.
The document did receive comments during the IETF last call and an RFC
Editor's note has been added in response to one issue raised.  
Protocol Quality
This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie.

RFC Editor Note
Please add a normative reference to:

[STD0008]  Postel, J., and Reynolds, J., "Telnet Protocol Specification",
STD 0008,  May 1983.


Please update the registration of the Telnet scheme to point to this document
once it has been published.

RFC Editor Note