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Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for appsawg WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Paul Jones , Gonzalo Salgueiro , Joseph Smarr
Last updated 2012-07-03 (Latest revision 2012-06-17)
Replaced by RFC 7033
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Call For Adoption By WG Issued
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-appsawg-webfinger
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD (None)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


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

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)