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Re: Status of RFC 1738 -- 'ftp' URI scheme

From: Charles Lindsey <chl@clerew.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 11:54:24 -0000
To: URI <uri@w3.org>
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On Thu, 04 Feb 2010 15:53:50 -0000, Alfred HÎnes <ah@TR-Sys.de> wrote:

> Folks,
> work already is in progress for an updated specification of
> the 'ftp' URI scheme, as one step in the process to let the
> obsoleted RFC 1738 actually become gravestone dead.
> Upon indication of support for the idea by an AD, I took over
> the pen from Paul Hoffman in December -- he was the last one
> to start a similar effort several years ago, but did not have
> the time to pursue it.

Perhaps this is a good time to point out (which I omitted to do earlier)  
that the news and nntp schemes have now een published as RFC 5538, so when  
this ftp scheme is finished perhaps we can finally put RFC 1738 to bed.

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