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Re: Confusing use of "URI" to refer to IRIs, and IRI handling in the DOM

From: Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 23:53:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4866C0D4.7030501@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
CC: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

 > In which case, why not use a term that doesn't have a precise
 > definition, but is well understood in general, like "web address" ?

Is that a rhetorical question ?  If not, I would answer
it by saying "because loose ("imprecise") terminology
has no place in a standard.

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