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The vnd and prs Trees for URI Scheme Names

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in app area)
Expired & archived
Authors Ian S. King , Larry M Masinter
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2003-09-08)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Best Current Practice
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IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
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Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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Responsible AD Ted Hardie
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This document describes a way in which individuals and vendors can define URI schemes in a way that avoids name collisions, but with relaxed registration requirements. This is done by allowing URI schemes that start with 'vnd-' or 'prs-', analogous to similar mechanism MIME media types.


Ian S. King
Larry M Masinter

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