I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-uri-urn-path-00.txt

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Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-uri-urn-path-00.txt
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 95 17:52:30 -0500
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       Title     : The Path URN Specification                              
       Author(s) : D. LaLiberte, M. Shapiro
       Filename  : draft-ietf-uri-urn-path-00.txt
       Pages     : 7
       Date      : 03/21/1995

A new "path" URN scheme is proposed that defines a uniformly hierarchical 
name space. The resolution of a path URN is a two-step process: locating 
the resolution server and locating the resource within the server. Existing
DNS capabilities are used to locate the resolution server and HTTP is used 
as the protocol for locating a resource within the server.                 

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