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Re: URI vs URL and long list of pedantic gramatical quibbles with the static pages

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 16:14:37 +0100
Message-ID: <40926D5D.8030808@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Cc: andrew@bml.co.uk, www-validator@w3.org

Frank Ellermann wrote:
 > olivier Thereaux wrote:
 >>everyone knows URL is "Universal Republic of Love".
 > ...and for URI see also the Caveat in fork(6)             SCNR.

I am sure that these responses are very amusing, to the cognoscenti
at least, but is no-one prepared to offer a simple factual
explanation as to why the universally-understood and used URL
was apparently ditched in favour of its bastard offspring URI ?

Philip Taylor, RHBNC
Received on Friday, 30 April 2004 11:16:22 UTC

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