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[IRI] Fwd: I-D ACTION:draft-duerst-iri-03.txt

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2003 17:58:08 -0500
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FYI, this is the official announcement of the publication of
the new IRI draft.            Regards,   Martin.

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>A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts 
>         Title           : Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRI)
>         Author(s)       : M. Duerst, M. Suignard
>         Filename        : draft-duerst-iri-03.txt
>         Pages           : 34
>         Date            : 2003-3-6
>This document defines a new protocol element, the Internationalized
>Resource Identifier (IRI), as a complement to the URI [RFC2396].  An
>IRI is a sequence of characters from the Universal Character Set
>[ISO10646].  A mapping from IRIs to URIs is defined, which means that
>IRIs can be used instead of URIs where appropriate to identify
>The approach of defining a new protocol element was chosen, instead
>of extending or changing the definition of URIs, to allow a clear
>distinction and to avoid incompatibilities with existing software.
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