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Re: Fwd: change "URL" to "web address" throughout the HTML 5 spec (Issue-56 urls-webarch)

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 00:47:50 +1000
Message-ID: <2c0e02830908220747i110d3e3bt795c8e4d21413291@mail.gmail.com>
To: RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>
Cc: Philip Jšgenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 8:28 PM, RaphaŽl Troncy<Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl> wrote:
> Silvia Pfeiffer a ťcrit :
>> We just need to be clear what we mean an even if we use "URL", we
>> should probably explain at the beginning briefly what we mean by that.
>> Also, we need to be consistent.
> I see no reason either to change terminology.
> First, I observe we do *not* use the term URL in our document. Searching
> †for any occurrence of this term, you will find just one in the section
> (SMIL state of the art) which could be replaced.
> We use the term URI as it is defined in RFC3986.

The term URI doesn't seem to include relative references according to
what I forwarded. So, the creation of web addresses such as
"../test/video.ogv#t=12.50" is not covered when using the term URI.
This was what triggered my email.

Received on Saturday, 22 August 2009 14:48:54 UTC

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