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RE: URIs / URLs

From: Giosue Vitaglione <giosue@umich.edu>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 16:20:12 -0400 (EDT)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
cc: Lee Jonas <lee.jonas@cakehouse.co.uk>, "'Aaron Swartz'" <aswartz@swartzfam.com>, RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.10.10104121615460.18792-100000@qix.gpcc.itd.umich.edu>
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> [...] 
> As far as I am aware, mailto:charles@w3.org is a URI that W3C maintains,
> whether ot provides a way to get to me, or just a way to get a mesage saying
> that I have been sacked for eating all the vegemite.
> 

mailto: is an URL as defined in RFC2368

Then, it is also an URI.
It's not an identifier of a logical entity, 
but the locator of the mailbox.
So, as far as doesn't move, can be used 
properly as identifier of the mailbox.

Regards,
Giosue'
Received on Thursday, 12 April 2001 16:20:19 GMT

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