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Re: Error handling in URIs

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 16:46:58 -0400
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Charles Lindsey <chl@clerew.man.ac.uk>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, URI <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080625204658.GD25157@mercury.ccil.org>

Ian Hickson scripsit:

> I need a term to use in the HTML5 spec which means "a string used to 
> identify a resource", and which can then be defined to be valid if it 
> matches the conditions listed above. The term has to be one that authors 
> would immediately recognise as being intended to be URI-like, yet without 
> conflicting with existing definitions. If you disagree with the use of the 
> term "URL" for this purpose, do you have any alternative suggestions?

How about HTML Resource Identifier, or HRI?

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