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Re: typo in W3C pages

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 13:56:12 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Philip TAYLOR [PC87S/O-XP]" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0207101354470.29470-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Philip TAYLOR [PC87S/O-XP] wrote:

> 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/>.
>
> 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:
>
>      		http://validator.w3.org/
>
> 	(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.

URLs are URIs, so the Validator is capable of accepting (a fairly
restricted set of) URIs.

-- 
Liam Quinn
Received on Wednesday, 10 July 2002 13:56:13 GMT

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