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URI Scheme for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) Short Message Service (SMS)

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    RFC Editor <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'URI Scheme for GSM Short Message Service' to Proposed Standard

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'URI Scheme for GSM Short Message Service '
   <draft-wilde-sms-uri-20.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Lisa Dusseault.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

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Technical Summary
 This registers a new URI scheme that has similar functionality to 
 "mailto", but for SMS messages instead.
Working Group Summary
 This is not a WG product.
Protocol Quality
 Lisa Dusseault reviewed this for the IESG.

RFC Editor Note
The author has provided updated XML for section 2.4, the bulleted list:

  <list style="symbols">
    <t>Both must be either a &lt;local-number> or a &lt;global-number&lt;,
i.e., start with a "+".</t>
    <t>The &lt;global-number-digits> and the &lt;local-number-digits> must
be equal, after removing all visual separators.</t>
    <t>For mandatory additional parameters and the &lt;phone-context> and
&lt;extension> parameters defined in RFC 3966 <xref target="RFC3966"/>,
the &lt;phone-context> parameter value is compared as a host name if it is
a &lt;domainname> or digit by digit if it is &lt;global-number-digits>.
The latter is compared after removing all &lt;visual-separator>
    <t>Parameters are compared according to &lt;pname>, regardless of the
order they appeared in the URI. If one URI has a parameter name not found
in the other, the two URIs are not equal.</t>
    <t>URI comparisons are case-insensitive.</t>


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