[rfc-dist] RFC 6906 on The 'profile' Link Relation Type

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        RFC 6906

        Title:      The 'profile' Link Relation Type 
        Author:     E. Wilde
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     Independent
        Date:       March 2013
        Mailbox:    erik.wilde at emc.com
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 18469
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-wilde-profile-link-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6906.txt

This specification defines the 'profile' link relation type that
allows resource representations to indicate that they are following
one or more profiles.  A profile is defined not to alter the
semantics of the resource representation itself, but to allow clients
to learn about additional semantics (constraints, conventions,
extensions) that are associated with the resource representation, in
addition to those defined by the media type and possibly other

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