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Re: Error handling in URIs

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 18:38:11 -0400
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>, URI <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080625223811.GE25157@mercury.ccil.org>

Ian Hickson scripsit:

> I think that the confusion of introducing a new term would be greater than 
> the confusion of reusing URL. People intuitively know what a "URL" 
> basically is, and they know what an "address" is. They don't know what an 
> "HRI" is and I think that would work against the readability of the spec. 
> (This is especially important for this particular term since it appears 
> all over the place in HTML5.)

Fair enough.  Use "HTML URL" a few times, then, particularly in the
context of the definition of validity.  The RFC doesn't own "URL" any
more than it owns "valid".

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