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Working Group of the IETF.                                                 

       Title     : Issues Concerning URN Assignment and Resolution         
       Author(s) : S. Browne, K. Moore
       Filename  : draft-ietf-uri-urn-issues-00.txt
       Pages     : 6
       Date      : 07/07/1995

A number of schemes have been proposed over the past year or so for 
assigning and resolving Uniform Resource Names (URNs) and for associating 
meta-information with URNs.  The Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) Working 
Group is currently faced with the task of evaluating these schemes.  The 
schemes all claim to satisfy the functional requirements for URNs stated in
RFC 1737.  A number of additional issues that will be helpful to consider 
for purposes of evaluation are listed and discussed in this draft.  
Although this draft is long on questions and short on answers, it attempts 
to distill the issues on which consensus (even if it's agreement to 
disagree) needs to be reached before progress on standardization can be 
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