Re: URL: Background and Requirements

From: Philipp Hoschka (Philipp.Hoschka@sophia.inria.fr)
Date: Wed, Nov 04 1998


Message-Id: <199811041956.UAA27235@www45.inria.fr>
To: www-tv@w3.org
Date: Wed, 04 Nov 1998 20:56:16 +0100
From: Philipp Hoschka <Philipp.Hoschka@sophia.inria.fr>
Subject: Re: URL: Background and Requirements 


The relation between URLs, URIs and URNs is explained at

http://www.w3.org/Addressing/

(which also contains many other interesting links to URL related
documents - its *the* page at W3C for URX related information)

-Philipp

On 04/11/1998, "Adams, Glenn" <gadams@spyglass.com>  wrote:
>
>
>		-----Original Message-----
>		From:	Craig A. Finseth [mailto:fin@finseth.com]
>		Sent:	Wednesday, November 04, 1998 11:31 AM
>		To:	gomer@lgerca.com
>		Cc:	tenkate@natlab.research.philips.com;
>www-tv@w3.org
>		Subject:	Re: URL: Background and Requirements
>
>			...
>		In theory, everything that we (i.e., the web) are doing
>with URLs
>		should reallybe done with URIs.  Unfortunately, URLs
>were "good
>		enough" so that URIs never took off as they should have.
>		
>It's worth pointing out that both the HTTP/1.1 and HTML 4.0 standards
>primarily
>use "URI" and not "URL" in their specifications.
>