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On storing CBOR encoded items on stable storage

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (cbor WG)
Author Michael Richardson
Last updated 2021-03-03 (Latest revision 2021-01-21)
Replaced by RFC 9277
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Expired & archived
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-cbor-file-magic
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document proposes an on-disk format for CBOR objects that is friendly to common on-disk recognition systems like the Unix file(1) command. This document is being discussed at: magic-number


Michael Richardson

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