RFC 2483

URI Resolution Services Necessary for URN Resolution, January 1999

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2483.txt
File formats:
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Authors:
M. Mealling
R. Daniel
Stream:
IETF
Source:
urn (app)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2483

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Abstract

Retrieving the resource identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) is only one of the operations that can be performed on a URI. One might also ask for and get a list of other identifiers that are aliases for the original URI or a bibliographic description of the resource the URI denotes, for example. This applies to both Uniform Resource Names (URNs) and Uniform Resource Locators (URLs). Uniform Resource Characteristics (URCs) are discussed in this document but only as descriptions of resources rather than identifiers. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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