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Re: "Web addresses in HTML 5" for review (ISSUE-56 urls-webarch)

From: Marco Neumann <marco.neumann@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:54:00 -0400
Message-ID: <844a8dbf0903180854v48d756e9x9bd12fbc659345de@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Actually i like this one better:

"Conventions for Web Addresses: URLs, URIs and IRIs in markup"


On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Marco Neumann <marco.neumann@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am in favor of keeping "URIs and IRIs" in the title. we could even say
>
>  "Web Addresses: markup conventions for URLs, URIs and IRIs"
>
> It's about time to introduce the terms to a wider (HTML5 ) audience as
> it will lead to a more coherent use of the terms in W3C
> recommendations.
>
> Best,
> Marco
>
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:41:30 +0100, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> That makes sense... I think the connections to HTML 5 are mostly
>>> there to make it easy on reviewers who are familiar with the URL
>>> material in the HTML 5 draft; I don't think there's any lasting
>>> need for them.
>>>
>>> Any suggestions for the title? maybe something like:
>>>
>>>  "Web Addresses: markup conventions for URIs and IRIs"
>>
>> Just "Web Addresses" would be fine. I personally don't classify
>> XMLHttpRequest and CSS as markup. I'd expect other APIs that might be
>> splitted from HTML5 to use this terminology as well and they would not be
>> markup either. Alternatively you could do s/markup/Web/ but I don't think
>> everyone would appreciate the implication.
>>
>> I have to say I much preferred just using URL though. Most authors are
>> familiar with that and know what it means. And the few that now the
>> distinction and the old meaning can read the fine print in the
>> specification.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Anne van Kesteren
>> http://annevankesteren.nl/
>>
>>
>
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