Re: URIs / URLs

Mark Nottingham <> wrote:

>'resource' is a slippery concept, and probably should be ;) The Web
>isn't a filesystem...
>On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 08:54:05AM -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:
>>  (b) support for [URNs] is available in popular browsers and has
>>  been for several generations
>Just curious - how do browsers support URNs? I didn't follow URN
>development closely, but always thought that it was poorly supported.

For one, I know that Internet Explorer uses urns to address COM objects on
the local machine via their GUIDs.

Received on Saturday, 7 April 2001 05:25:24 UTC