The gopher URI Scheme
RFC 4266

Approval announcement
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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'The gopher URI Scheme' to Proposed 
         Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'The gopher URI Scheme '
   <draft-hoffman-gopher-uri-04.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group. 

The IESG contact person is Ted Hardie.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-hoffman-gopher-uri-04.txt

Technical Summary
 
This document specifies the gopher Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)
scheme that was originally specified in RFC 1738.  The purpose of
this document is to allow RFC 1738 to be made obsolete while keeping
the information about the scheme on the standards track and 
appropriately referenced within the IANA registry.
 
Working Group Summary
 
This document is the product of an individual submitter, but the strategy
of splitting RFC 1738's registrations was discussed by the URI mailing list.
 
Protocol Quality
 
This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie.