Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI): Generic Syntax, August 1998
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- DRAFT STANDARD
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 3986
- RFC 1808, RFC 1738
- Updated by:
- RFC 2732
- T. Berners-Lee
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This document defines a grammar that is a superset of all valid URI, such that an implementation can parse the common components of a URI reference without knowing the scheme-specific requirements of every possible identifier type. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.