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Network Working Group                                         J. Reschke
Internet-Draft                                                greenbytes
Obsoletes: 2731 (if approved)                            August 20, 2009
Intended status: Informational
Expires: February 21, 2010


                          RFC 2731 is Obsolete
                      draft-reschke-rfc2731bis-02

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Abstract

   This document recommends that RFC 2731, on Encoding Dublin Core
   Metadata in HTML, be reclassified as Historic, as further development



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   of this specification has moved to the Dublin Core Metadata
   Initiative.

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1.  Introduction

   [RFC2731] defines "Encoding Dublin Core Metadata in HTML".  Newer
   specifications published by the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative [1]
   (DCMI), in particular "Expressing Dublin Core metadata using HTML/
   XHTML meta and link elements" (DC-HTML,
   <http://dublincore.org/documents/dc-html/>), have obsoleted this
   work.

      Note: Implementers of RFC 2731 should note that DC-HTML introduces
      a new requirement with respect to the use of the "head" element's
      "profile" attribute.


2.  Recommendation to Reclassify RFC 2731

   This document recommends that the IESG reclassify [RFC2731] as
   Historic.


3.  Security Considerations

   There are no security considerations related to this document.


4.  IANA Considerations

   There are no IANA considerations related to this document.







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5.  Informative References

   [RFC2731]  Kunze, J., "Encoding Dublin Core Metadata in HTML",
              RFC 2731, December 1999.

   [1]  <http://dublincore.org/>


Appendix A.  Related Discussion on DC-ARCHITECTURE Mailing list (to be
             removed by RFC Editor before publication)

   This proposal has been discussed and approved on the DC-ARCHITECTURE
   mailing list (<DC-ARCHITECTURE@JISCMAIL.AC.UK>, <https://
   www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/
   webadmin?A2=DC-ARCHITECTURE;XwVOng;20090818152516%2B0200>).


Author's Address

   Julian F. Reschke
   greenbytes GmbH
   Hafenweg 16
   Muenster, NW  48155
   Germany

   Email: julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
   URI:   http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/
























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