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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-urn-rfc2611bis-00.txt



A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the Uniform Resource Names Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: URN Namespace Definition Mechanisms
	Author(s)	: L. Daigle, D. van Gulik, R. Iannella, P. Faltstrom
	Filename	: draft-ietf-urn-rfc2611bis-00.txt
	Pages		: 17
	Date		: 13-Nov-00
	
The URN WG has defined a syntax for Uniform Resource Names (URNs)
[RFC2141], as well as some proposed mechanisms for their resolution
and use in Internet applications ([RFCXXXX], [RFCYYYY]).  The whole
rests on the concept of individual 'namespaces' within the URN
structure.  Apart from  proof-of-concept namespaces, the use of
existing identifiers in URNs has been discussed ([RFC2288]), and this
document lays out general definitions of and mechanisms for
establishing URN 'namespaces'.
This document obsoletes RFC2611.
Discussion of this document should be directed to urn-ietf@ietf.org

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