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Addressing Schemes

This is (an attempt at) an exhaustive list of URI schemes. I try to list them all, whether they're standard or not.
Connolly
$Date: 1997/12/20 03:27:00 $


URI Schemes in Alphabetical Order

If you know of any that aren't here, please tell me (and notify the relavent forums):

about:
Netscape Tips and Tricks, eric@yikes.com, Tuesday, July 22, 1997 5:45:32 GMT
callto:
used in MS netmeeting? Spec?
cid:
Content-ID and Message-ID Uniform Resource Locators (RFC 2111) (9113 bytes), E. Levinson, March 1997.
clsid:
Feb 28 draft. identifies OLE/COM classes. related to OBJECT spec
data:
"Data: URL scheme", L. Masinter, 02/12/1996. (3388 bytes)
originally proposed by Masinter on www-talk. related to Inserting Multimedia Objects into HTML
file:
Host-specific file names URL RFC
finger:
IETF URI Working Group
Internet-Draft
draft-ietf-uri-url-finger-03
Expires January 11, 1996
finger URL Specification
ftp:
File Transfer protocol URL RFC. updated I-D
gopher:
The Gopher protocol URL RFC, updated I-D
hdl:
CNRI handle system
http:
Hypertext Transfer Protocol URL RFC HTTP spec
https:
HTTP over SSL. Spec?
ilu:
ILU types, string binding handles
imap:
IMAP URL scheme
IOR:
CORBA interoperable object reference
irc:
Mirashi draft 26 Aug 1996 (also: PICS service) spec
java:
identifies java classes (@@spec?)
javascript:
official doc?
Netscape Tips and Tricks, eric@yikes.com, Tuesday, July 22, 1997 5:45:32 GMT
(I tested it, and it worked in NS3 and IE4 on WinNT4). Also: mocha:, livescript:
jdbc:
used in Java SQL API
ldap:
An LDAP URL Format (RFC 1959) (7243 bytes) LDAP-WG, T. Howes, M. Smith, June 1996.
lifn:
BFD -- Bulk File distribution.
livescript:
see javascript:
mailto:
Electronic mail address URL RFC. updated I-D
mailserver:
for mailing lists etc. (@@some internet draft???). Combine this with mailto:?
md5:
MD5 is a cryptographic checksum. Anybody using it as a URI scheme?
mid:
Content-ID and Message-ID Uniform Resource Locators (RFC 2111) (9113 bytes), E. Levinson, March 1997.
mocha:
see javascript:
news:
USENET news URL RFC
nfs:
NFS URL Scheme, B. Callaghan, 10 Oct 1996
nntp:
USENET news using NNTP access URL RFC
path:
path spec
phone
ID on URLs for Telephony and ID on PSTN and fax address format in e-mail services
prospero:
Prospero Directory Service URL RFC
rwhois
The RWhois Uniform Resource Locator
rx:
Remote Execution, per Mobile GUI On The Web, Daniel Dardailler, X Consortium.
service:
The service: URL Scheme, Guttman, 22 Nov 1996.
sip:
SIP URL Scheme, H. Schulzrinne, 14 May 1997
shttp
snews
NNTP over SSL?
STANF:
Stable Network Filenames
telnet:
Reference to interactive sessions URL RFC
tv:
Uniform Resource Locators for Television Broadcasts, D. Zigmond, 10 Jun 1997.
vemmi:
VEMMI URL Specification, D. Mavrakis, H. Layec, K. Kartmann, March 1997.
videotex
Videotex URL Specification, D. Mavrakis, H. Layec, K. Kartmann, 20 May 1997.
view-source:
Netscape Tips and Tricks, eric@yikes.com, Tuesday, July 22, 1997 5:45:32 GMT
wais:
Wide Area Information Servers URL RFC
whois++:
Distributed directory service. WHOIS++ URL Specification, May 1997
whodp:
Used in Ding by Activerse. Spec?
z39.50r
z39.50s
Uniform Resource Locators for Z39.50 (RFC 2056) (14204 bytes), R. Denenberg, J. Kunze, D. Lynch, November 1996.