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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

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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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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 ....