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Re: URI definition Error

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 17:06:24 -0400
Message-ID: <3B27D5D0.A0A9E6AF@w3.org>
To: Aaron Peterson <aaron@tyc.net>
CC: "'www-html-editor@w3.org'" <www-html-editor@w3.org>
Aaron Peterson wrote:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/intro/intro.html#h-2.1.1
> 
> On the document above, URI is defined as Universal Resource Identifier, yet
> at http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/references.html#ref-URI it is defined as
> Uniform Resource Identifier.
> 
> Is it Universal or Uniform?

From RFC2396 [1]: 

   A Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) is a compact string of characters
   for identifying an abstract or physical resource. 

I'll mark this inconsistency as an error.

 _ Ian

[1] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2396.txt

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