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The rsync URI Scheme (RFC5781) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000193189D
Original Publication Date: 2010-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Feb-13
Document File: 8 page(s) / 7K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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S. Weiler: AUTHOR [+3]


2. rsync URI registration

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         S. Weiler Request for Comments: 5781                                  SPARTA, Inc. Category: Informational                                          D. Ward ISSN: 2070-1721                                                  Juniper                                                               R. Housley                                                           Vigil Security                                                            February 2010

                           The rsync URI Scheme


   This document specifies the rsync Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)    scheme.

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   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

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Weiler, et al.                Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 5781                        rsync URI                  February 2010

 1.  Introduction

   URIs were previously defined in RFC 2396, which was obsoleted by RFC    3986 [RFC3986].  The procedures for registering new URI schemes are    defined in RFC 4395 [RFC4395].  The rsync utility provides fast    incremental file transfer [rsync].  This document defines a URI    scheme...