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[whatwg] Use IRI instead of URI

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 17:23:43 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0502031722420.26895@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>
> Since IRI is now a RFC, shouldn't Web Forms use that term instead of 
> URI?
> 
> (For example, in section 2.12. I guess once UAs start supporting IRIs 
> you want a list of IRIs there, not just URIs.)

I've already updated all the cases that really matter. For the most part 
I'd like to just stick to calling things URIs since otherwise people will 
just get more and more confused (most people still think they're URLs...).

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