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Re: none of the ds.internic.net URIs in the HTML4 References section work

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 15:15:23 -0400
Message-ID: <374AF6CB.422632FD@w3.org>
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <unagi69@concentric.net>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
[My comments below...]

"Gregory J. Rosmaita" wrote:
> i have been trying to obtain several of the RFCs listed in the HTML4 spec and
> which are listed as residing on the server ds.internic.net, for the past
> several days, but invariably receive a "connection with the server could not be
> established" no matter what the time of day or night, and no matter which
> browser i use (MSIE, Netscape, Lynx32, Lynx 2.7.2, Opera 3.51)
> 
> i have searched internic's web space for the term "RFC", but such searches turn
> up nothing...  since i am specifically interested in obtaining the correct URI
> for RFC 1776, any assistance you might be able to provide would be greatly
> appreciated,

Hi Gregory!

You're right: ds.internet.net no longer exists!! We're about to publish
a new draft of the spec that fixes that (and other things).

Until then, get RFC 1776 at
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1776.txt

 - Ian

P.S. Your signature contains a Ben Franklyn quote and you're looking
for RFC 1776. What's with the patriotism?


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Received on Tuesday, 25 May 1999 15:14:24 GMT

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