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[whatwg] Use IRI instead of URI

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2005 18:42:48 +0100
Message-ID: <42026298.7020106@annevankesteren.nl>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> 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...).

Does that matter for a specification?

If you do it, you might want to add a line somewhere that URI and IRI
are used interchangeable.

Also, I think WF2 should refer to RFC3986 instead of RFC1738 since the
former updates the latter. RFC3986 is an internet standard and obsoletes
various other documents as well.

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 3 February 2005 09:42:48 UTC

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