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IRI guidance

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 20:52:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4DB87411.1090700@webr3.org>
To: RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
just noticed a nice bit of text in the activity streams spec:

[[
This specification allows the use of IRIs [RFC3987]. Every URI [RFC3986] 
is also an IRI, so a URI MAY be used wherever an IRI is named. When an 
IRI that is not also a URI is given for dereferencing, it MUST be mapped 
to a URI using the steps in Section 3.1 of [RFC3987]. When an IRI is 
serving as an identifier, it MUST NOT be so mapped.
]]
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