RE: IRIs - proposed resolution

I repositioned the IRI sentence to sidestep the problematic claim that
all IRIs are URIs. It doesn't seem to flow very well, though.

     *Linked Data*.  "Linked Data" refers to data published in
accordance with
     principles [2] designed to facilitate linkages among datasets,
     sets, and value vocabularies.  Linked Data uses (Web) Uniform
     Identifiers (URIs) [3] and Internationalized Resource Identifiers
(IRIs) [4] -- Web addresses [5] that
     support the non-Latin scripts of Unicode [6] -- as globally unique
identifiers for any kind of
     resources. This is analogous to the library world's identifiers for
     control -- and provides data using standards such as the Resource
     Description Framework (RDF) [7].  Linked Data defines
     relationships between things -- relationships that can be used for
     navigating between, or integrating, information from multiple

Received on Sunday, 11 September 2011 15:02:31 UTC