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Re: URI versus URI Reference

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 23 May 100 23:23:33 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200005240323.XAA04119@locke.ccil.org>
To: abrahams@acm.org
Cc: xml-uri@w3.org
Paul W. Abrahams scripsit:
> It would be useful if someone could explain the distinction
> between a URI and a URI reference.  Or is it a distinction
> without a difference?

Not at all. URIs have to be absolute, and can't include a
fragment-id (begins with "#").  URI references can be
relative or absolute and can include a fragment-id.

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
	Yes, I know the message date is bogus.  I can't help it.
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