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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-urn-net-procedures-06.txt

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This draft is a work item of the Uniform Resource Names Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Assignment Procedures for the URI Resolution using DNS
	Author(s)	: M. Mealling
	Filename	: draft-ietf-urn-net-procedures-06.txt
	Pages		: 9
	Date		: 01-Nov-00
RFCYYYY defines a how DNS is used as a DDDS database that contains
URI delegation rules (sometimes called resolution hints). That
document specifies that the first step in that algorithm is to
append 'URI.ARPA' to the URI scheme and retrieve the NAPTR record
for that domain-name.  I.e., the first step in resolving
'http://foo.com/' would be to look up a NAPTR record for the domain
'http.URI.ARPA'. URN resolution also follows a similar procedure but
uses the 'URN.ARPA' zone as its root. This document describes the
procedures for inserting a new rule into the 'URI.ARPA' and
'URN.ARPA' zones.

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