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This draft is a work item of the Common Name Resolution Protocol Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Common Name Resolution Protocol (CNRP)
Author(s) : N. Popp, M. Mealling, M. Moseley
Filename : draft-ietf-cnrp-07.txt
Pages : 37
Date : 01-Nov-00
People often refer to things in the real world by a common name or
phrase, e.g., a trade name, company name, or a book title. These
names are sometimes easier for people to remember and type than
URLs. Furthermore, because of the limited syntax of URLs, companies
and individuals are finding that the ones that might be most
reasonable for their resources are being used elsewhere and so are
unavailable. For the purposes of this document, a 'common name' is a
word or a phrase, without imposed syntactic structure, that may be
associated with a resource.
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