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Re: heads-up about "new" URLs section in HTML5 editor's draft

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 20:29:03 +0200
Message-ID: <4865316F.7010008@gmx.de>
To: Justin James <j_james@mindspring.com>
CC: 'Mark Baker' <distobj@acm.org>, "'Michael(tm) Smith'" <mike@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org

Justin James wrote:
>>> Somebody suggested "HTML URL" on uri@w3.org - I think that's a better
>>> option because its makes the distinction more apparent.
>> So far that's the best candidate I have heard of.
> Most people can't tell the difference between a URI and a URL and use the
> terms interchangeably. Heck, I can barely discern the distinction most of
> the time. Do we really want to make things even more confusing?

You mean, more confusing than calling things a URL which are not URLs, 
let alone URIs?

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 27 June 2008 18:36:26 UTC

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