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Re: heads-up about "new" URLs section in HTML5 editor's draft

From: Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 11:44:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4868B926.8@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org



Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> Please note that we spent 12 years reaching a global agreement on
> the meaning of URI, URL, URN, Web addresses, or whatever else you
> might call them, [...] pretending to define a new URL standard as part
> of HTML5 is not acceptable.  HTML5 is a user of the Web, not a
> definer of it.  HTML will never define the identifiers for the Web.
> That would be a fundamental violation of the Web architecture.

Seconded.
Philip TAYLOR
Received on Monday, 30 June 2008 10:45:37 GMT

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