What URI for BCP 47?

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Mon Jul 17 15:21:36 CEST 2006

Richard Ishida scripsit:

> ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/bcp/bcp47.txt

This is the most historically stable.

> ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3066.txt

This is definitely wrong if you want a URI for BCP 47, whatever it
may be at any time.

> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/bcp/bcp47.txt

This now works for retrieval and is to my mind the most plausible.

> http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/bcp/bcp47.txt

This seems to be equivalent to the preceding one.

> http://tools.ietf.org/html/bcp47

This is wrong: HTML versions are never canonical.

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