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Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Part Four: The Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI) (RFC3404)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010079D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Oct-17
Document File: 19 page(s) / 40K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Mealling: AUTHOR

Abstract

This document describes a specification for taking Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI) and locating an authoritative server for information about that URI. The method used to locate that authoritative server is the Dynamic Delegation Discovery System.

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Network Working Group                                        M. Mealling

Request for Comments: 3404                                      VeriSign

Obsoletes: 2915, 2168                                       October 2002

Category: Standards Track

              Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS)

           Part Four: The Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI)

                         Resolution Application

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This document describes a specification for taking Uniform Resource

   Identifiers (URI) and locating an authoritative server for

   information about that URI.  The method used to locate that

   authoritative server is the Dynamic Delegation Discovery System.

   This document is part of a series that is specified in "Dynamic

   Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Part One: The Comprehensive DDDS"

   (RFC 3401).  It is very important to note that it is impossible to

   read and understand any document in this series without reading the

   others.

Table of Contents

   1.    Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

   2.    Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   3.    The Distinction between URNs and URIs  . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   4.    The URI and URN Resolution Application Specifications  . . .  4

   4.1   Application Unique String  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

   4.2   First Well Known Rule  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

   4.3   Flags  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

   4.4   Services Parameters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

   4.4.1 Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

   4.4.2 protocols  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

   4.4.3 Applicability of Services  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

Mealling                    Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3404               DDDS Based URI Resolution            October 2002

   4.5   Valid Databases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

   5.    Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8

   5.1   An example using a URN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8

   5.2   CID URI Scheme Example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9

   5.3   Resolving an HTTP URI Scheme ....