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TCP/IP Guide by Charles M. Kozierok

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Chapter 70. TCP/IP APPLICATION LAYER ADDRESSING: UNIFORM RESOURCE IDENTIFIERS, LOCATORS, AND NAMES (URIS, URLS, AND URNS)

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The Internet consists of millions of interconnected servers, each of which is capable of providing useful information to Internet users who request it. The more information a network has, the richer it is, but the more difficult it becomes to locate. In order to use information, we need to be able to find it, and that requires, at a minimum, that we employ some means for labeling each file or object.

For this purpose, TCP/IP has defined a system of Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs) that can be used both on the Internet and ...

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