Reference document

Org
IETF
Pubnum
RFC 1738
Date
1994
Version
Title
Uniform Resource Locators (URL)

Applicability

This document describes the syntax and semantics for a compact string representation for a resource available via the Internet. These strings are called Uniform Resource Locators (URLs). The specification is derived from concepts introduced by the World- Wide Web global information initiative, whose use of such objects dates from 1990 and is described in Universal Resource Identifiers in WWW, RFC 1630. The specification of URLs is designed to meet the requirements laid out in Functional Requirements for Internet Resource Locators.

Responsible Party

Name
FMN CPWG

Status

URI
https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1738.txt

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 1998-11-10 0.1
changed 2000-07-14 0.2
changed 2003-09-16 0.5
changed 2005-09-15 0.7
changed 2010-10-30 5.0
changed 2017-01-14 9-17 10.0
UUID
edd0c2d5-9e72-4a08-80cc-e3fe3bf4b9a7

Relationships

This standard is used by the following service profiles: