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

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Sat, 01 May 2004 21:30:34 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
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Philip TAYLOR wrote:

> is no-one prepared to offer a simple factual explanation

Actually my Uri Geller joke was meant to support your point.

For the facts see also RfC 2396.  IIRC URI includes URL and
URN, and URN is something like a PURL (implemented as URL) or
an ISBN etc.

URL => locator => where is it
URN => name => what is it
URI => identifier => URL or URN

But that might be wrong, please check it.  Bye, Frank
Received on Saturday, 1 May 2004 15:31:12 UTC

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