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Uniform Resource Names (URNs)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (candidate for uribof WG)
Expired & archived
Author Paul E. Hoffman
Last updated 1994-03-22
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Stream WG state Call For Adoption By WG Issued
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Expired
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This document defines a syntax for Uniform Resource Names (URNs), describes the protocols by which they are resolved, and gives operational rules for their assignment and use. The proposal meets all of the requirements for URNs previously proposed in the URI working group.


Paul E. Hoffman

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