Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 16:27:07 +0100 (MET) From: "Martin J. Duerst" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Larry Masinter <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Various points re. URL syntax drafti In-Reply-To: <96Dec19.131257pdt."150"@palimpsest.parc.xerox.com> Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.95.961220153236.245J-100000@enoshima> On Thu, 19 Dec 1996, Larry Masinter wrote: > # Yes, I also wouldn't want to extend the list. But what about > # an ftp example from Europe, a mail example from Canada, a > # gopher example from Asia, or something similar? > > In principle, this is fine. So here are a few examples: For ftp, the draft itself provides many: ftp.is.co.za (Africa), nic.nordu.net (Europe), munnari.oz.au (Pacific Rim) Probably South Africa (ftp.is.co.za/rfc/rfc1808.txt) is the nicest. HTTP: This is a tough one, because we don't want to be commercial, and we don't want a site that's not up to the specs (more or less, anyway). Here are a few from my bookmark list: http://www.dkuug.dk/maits/i18n http://www.math.uio.no/faq/compression-faq/part1.html For mailto: I hope you have a few friends oversees :-). Sorry, I'm not a gopher adept. Please write me if you need more help. Regards, Martin.