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Resource names

RCDS uses three kinds of resource names: URLs, URNs, and LIFNs. Web users will already be familiar with the syntax of URLs and how they are used. URNs or Uniform Resource Names are similar in appearance to to URLs but are designed to be stable, persistent, and independent of any access protocol or location. RCDS can serve as a resolution system for both URNs and URLs.

Keith Moore
Fri Feb 7 11:53:58 EST 1997