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This draft is a work item of the Uniform Resource Names Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Part Five:
URI.ARPA Assignment Procedures
Author(s) : M. Mealling
Filename : draft-ietf-urn-net-procedures-09.txt
Pages : 10
Date : 29-Oct-01
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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