Announcing draft-duerst-iri-02.txt

Please find below an official announcement of the latest update
of the Internet-Draft on Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRI),

For comments and discussion of this draft, please send mail to (archived publicly at, or
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We are working on the next version of the draft, to go to IETF last
call, in a couple of weeks only, so please make sure you get in
comments very quickly. A draft version of the next draft can be found

Regards,    Martin.

P.S.: Apologies if you get multiple versions of this announcement.

>Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-duerst-iri-02.txt
>Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 06:22:42 -0500

>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-02.txt
>         Pages           : 32
>         Date            : 2002-11-6
>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.
>A URL for this Internet-Draft is:

>A list of Internet-Drafts directories can be found in

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