[rfc-dist] RFC 5031 on A Uniform Resource Name (URN) for Emergency and Other Well-Known Services

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        RFC 5031

        Title:      A Uniform Resource Name (URN) 
                    for Emergency and Other Well-Known Services 
        Author:     H. Schulzrinne
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2008
        Mailbox:    hgs+ecrit at cs.columbia.edu
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 32960
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ecrit-service-urn-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5031.txt

The content of many communication services depends on the context,
such as the user's location.  We describe a 'service' URN that allows
well-known context-dependent services that can be resolved in a
distributed manner to be identified.  Examples include emergency
services, directory assistance, and call-before-you-dig hot lines.  

This document is a product of the Emergency Context Resolution with 
Internet Technologies Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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