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An SGML-based URC Service

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (candidate for uribof WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Dr. Ron Daniel , Terry Allen
Last updated 1995-06-16
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Stream WG state Call For Adoption By WG Issued
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IESG IESG state Expired
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The URI Working Group has been developing an architecture where Internet resources are identified using a Uniform Resource Name (URN), and retrieved using a Uniform Resource Locator (URL). Mapping URNs to URLs is the job of the Uniform Resource Characteristics (URC) service, whose requirements were given in [1]. This paper presents one possible specification for the URC service. This spec provides the means for the URC service to formally specify new capabilities, while retaining the speed that is paramount to the fundamental use of the URC service as the means for URN to URL resolution.


Dr. Ron Daniel
Terry Allen

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