LDAP URL scheme

Larry Masinter (masinter@parc.xerox.com)
Tue, 26 Sep 1995 20:55:34 PDT

To: uri@bunyip.com
Subject: LDAP URL scheme
From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Message-Id: <95Sep26.205545pdt.2763@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 1995 20:55:34 PDT

Just in case folks haven't seen it, there's a proposal for a ldap: URL

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A Revised Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts 
directories. This draft is a work item of the Access, Searching and 
Indexing of Directories Working Group of the IETF.                         

       Title     : An LDAP URL Format                                      
       Author(s) : T. Howes, M. Smith
       Filename  : draft-ietf-asid-ldap-format-01.txt
       Pages     : 5
       Date      : 09/21/1995

LDAP is the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, defined in [1] and [2]. 
This document describes a format for an LDAP Uniform Resource Locator which
will allow Internet clients to have direct access to the LDAP protocol.  
While LDAP currently is used only as a front end to the X.500 directory, 
the URL format described here is general enough to handle the case of 
stand-alone LDAP servers (i.e., LDAP servers not back ended by X.500).     

This document is meant to provide information to the Internet community. 
The format it describes is at the experimental stage.  It is anticipated 
that once more experience with the format is gained, a standards track 
version of this document will be pursued.  Please send comments to the 

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