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Re: typo in W3C pages

From: Philip TAYLOR [PC87S/O-XP] <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 12:29:13 +0100
Message-ID: <3D2C1A89.2F01A864@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
CC: Anita Hawkins <ahawkins@jhmi.edu>, www-validator@w3.org

Liam Quinn wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Anita Hawkins wrote:
> > I know, I know, it's just one letter. But still, any site dealing with
> > validation by URL should be able to spell "URL"! (It's spelled "URI" on both the
> > feedback page http://validator.w3.org/feedback.html and on the main page
> > http://validator.w3.org/ in bold caps, no less)
> The term "URI" is correct.  See <http://www.w3.org/Addressing/>.
> --
> Liam Quinn

But is it?  If I supply a URN (qua URN) to the validator rather
than a URL, I am told :

	HTML Validation Service Results

	Sorry, this type of URI is not supported by this service. 

	URIs should be in the form: 


	(There are other types of URIs, too, but only http:// URIs are currently supported by this service.) 

	Gerald Oskoboiny
	Last modified: Date: 2001/09/14 04:13:13 

thus suggesting (to me, at least) that the Validator is /not/ capable of accepting URIs, but
only (a fairly restricted set of) URLs.

Philip Taylor, RHBNC
Received on Wednesday, 10 July 2002 07:32:05 UTC

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