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RFC 2673

"Binary Labels in the Domain Name System", August 1999

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2673.txt
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Status:
HISTORIC (changed from PROPOSED STANDARD August 1999)
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6891
Updates:
RFC 1035
Updated by:
RFC 3363, RFC 3364
Author:
M. Crawford
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dnsind (int)

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Abstract

This document defines a "Bit-String Label" which may appear within domain names. This new label type compactly represents a sequence of "One-Bit Labels" and enables resource records to be stored at any bit- boundary in a binary-named section of the domain name tree. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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