[rfc-dist] RFC 5854 on The Metalink Download Description Format

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        RFC 5854

        Title:      The Metalink Download Description Format 
        Author:     A. Bryan, T. Tsujikawa,
                    N. McNab, P. Poeml
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2010
        Mailbox:    anthonybryan at gmail.com, 
                    tatsuhiro.t at gmail.com, 
                    neil at nabber.org,  peter at poeml.de
        Pages:      39
        Characters: 72641
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-bryan-metalink-28.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5854.txt

This document specifies Metalink, an XML-based download description
format.  Metalink describes download locations (mirrors),
cryptographic hashes, and other information.  Clients can
transparently use this information to reliably transfer files.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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