Uniform Resource Names (URNs)

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Last updated 1994-03-22
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This document defines a syntax for Uniform Resource Names (URNs), describes the protocols by which they are resolved, and gives operational rules for their assignment and use. The proposal meets all of the requirements for URNs previously proposed in the URI working group.


Paul Hoffman (paul.hoffman@vpnc.org)

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