Request for Comments: 5791
University of California
RFC 2731 ("Encoding Dublin Core Metadata in HTML") Is Obsolete
This document obsoletes RFC 2731, "Encoding Dublin Core Metadata in HTML", as further development of this specification has moved to the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI).
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[RFC2731] defines "Encoding Dublin Core Metadata in HTML". Newer specifications published by the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (http://dublincore.org/) over the last decade, in particular "Expressing Dublin Core metadata using HTML/XHTML meta and link elements" ([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. Security Considerations
This document is of administrative nature only and therefore there are no security relations related to it.
3. Normative References
[DC-HTML] Johnston, P. and A. Powell, "Expressing Dublin Core metadata using HTML/XHTML meta and link elements", Dublin Core Metadata Initiative , August 2008, <http://dublincore.org/documents/2008/08/04/dc-html/>. [RFC2731] Kunze, J., "Encoding Dublin Core Metadata in HTML", RFC 2731, December 1999.
Julian F. Reschke greenbytes GmbH Hafenweg 16 Muenster, NW 48155 Germany EMail: email@example.com URI: http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/ John A. Kunze University of California Office of the President 415 20th Street, #406 Oakland, CA 94612-3550 U.S.A.