The 'leaptofrogans' URI Scheme
draft-op3ft-leaptofrogans-uri-scheme-01

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Internet Engineering Task Force                                 A. Tamas
Internet-Draft                                           B. Phister, Ed.
Intended status: Informational                            J-E. Rodriguez
Expires: November 2, 2018                                          OP3FT
                                                             May 1, 2018

                     The 'leaptofrogans' URI Scheme
                draft-op3ft-leaptofrogans-uri-scheme-01

Abstract

   This document describes the 'leaptofrogans' Uniform Resource
   Identifier (URI) scheme, which enables applications to launch the
   Frogans Player software on a given Frogans site.  Frogans is a medium
   for publishing content on the Internet, defined as a generic software
   layer on the Internet.  Frogans Player is browsing software enabling
   end users to navigate Frogans sites.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Background Information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
     1.1.  About Frogans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
     1.2.  About the OP3FT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   2.  The Need for a New URI Scheme and its Purpose . . . . . . . . . 4
   3.  The Choice of the Scheme Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
   4.  Scheme Syntax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
     4.1.  URI Scheme  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
     4.2.  IRI Usage and Encoding  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
   5.  Rights to Use the Trademark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
   6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
   7.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
   8.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     8.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     8.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

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1.  Background Information

1.1.  About Frogans

   Frogans is a medium for publishing content on the Internet.  From its
   inception in 1999, the medium was designed as a generic software
   layer running on top of the original Internet infrastructure, i.e.
   the TCP and IP protocols and the Domain Name System (DNS), alongside
   other existing layers such as E-mail or the World Wide Web.

   As a medium, Frogans is not meant for publishing Web sites, but
   Frogans sites, a kind of site founded upon a different format,
   enabling a different kind of communication between end users and
   content publishers.

   Frogans is intended to be complementary to the Web, and not to
   replace it.  This is just like instant messaging, which was not
   intended to and did not replace E-mail.

   Compared to the Web, Frogans suggests visual communication over text,
   focused content over long pages, and natural interaction over complex
   user interfaces (see [FSDL] Section 1.4 "Frogans sites and Web
   sites").

   The technology making up the medium, i.e. the Frogans technology,
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