WebFinger, September 2013
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- P. Jones
- appsawg (app)
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This specification defines the WebFinger protocol, which can be used to discover information about people or other entities on the Internet using standard HTTP methods. WebFinger discovers information for a URI that might not be usable as a locator otherwise, such as account or email URIs.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.