PWG> FW: STD 66 / RFC 3986 on Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Gene ric Syntax

PWG> FW: STD 66 / RFC 3986 on Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Gene ric Syntax

PWG> FW: STD 66 / RFC 3986 on Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Gene ric Syntax

McDonald, Ira imcdonald at
Tue Jan 25 21:59:17 EST 2005

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From: uri-request at [mailto:uri-request at]On Behalf Of Martin
Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2005 9:20 PM
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Subject: Fwd: STD 66,RFC 3986 on Uniform Resource Identifier (URI):
Generic Syntax

The URI spec is an IETF Standard! Thanks to all the people who
contributed over the long time this has been in the works!

Regards,    Martin.

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 >A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
 >        STD 66
 >        RFC 3986
 >        Title:      Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax
 >        Author(s):  T. Berners-Lee, R. Fielding, L. Masinter
 >        Status:     Standards Track
 >        Date:       January 2005
 >        Mailbox:    timbl at, fielding at, LMM at
 >        Pages:      61
 >        Characters: 141811
 >        Updates:    1738
 >        Obsoletes:  2732, 2396, 1808
 >        I-D Tag:    draft-fielding-uri-rfc2396bis-07.txt
 >        URL:
 >A Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) is a compact sequence of
 >characters that identifies an abstract or physical resource.  This
 >specification defines the generic URI syntax and a process for
 >resolving URI references that might be in relative form, along with
 >guidelines and security considerations for the use of URIs on the
 >Internet.  The URI syntax defines a grammar that is a superset of all
 >valid URIs, allowing an implementation to parse the common
 >components of a URI reference without knowing the scheme-specific
 >requirements of every possible identifier.  This specification does
 >not define a generative grammar for URIs; that task is performed by
 >the individual specifications of each URI scheme.
 >This is now a Standard Protocol.
 >This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
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