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Document type: Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for appsawg WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2012-07-03 (latest revision 2012-06-17)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
Other versions: (expired, archived): plain text, pdf, html

IETF State: Call For Adoption By WG Issued
Document shepherd: No shepherd assigned

IESG State: Replaced by draft-ietf-appsawg-webfinger
Responsible AD: (None)
Send notices to: No addresses provided

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found here:


This specification defines the WebFinger protocol. WebFinger may be used to discover information about people on the Internet, such as a person's personal profile address, identity service, telephone number, or preferred avatar. WebFinger may also be used to learn information about objects on the network, such as the amount of toner in a printer or the physical location of a server.


Paul Jones <>
Gonzalo Salgueiro <>
Joseph Smarr <>

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