[microformats-discuss] RFC: Thoughts on Video and Audio Microformats

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 14:08:29 PDT 2005


On 10/18/05, Scott Reynen <scott at randomchaos.com> wrote:
> Dr. Ernie Prabhakar wrote:
> > To be fair, if URNs had gotten picked up, may these uuid's may have
> > seemed more intuitive as a means of identification.   But frankly,
> > I still think it would be clearer to use:
> >
> > urn="urn:http://reptile.ca/~charles/canonical-movie.mov"
> >
> > That is just as unique, but far more human-readable.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought the difference between URN and
> URL was, well, N and L.  N is just a name, but L is a location.

No, there's a much bigger different than that.  URL's and not URN's. 
And URN's are not URL's.  However URL's and URN's are both URI's.

There's RFC's that explain it in much detail though.

See ya

     Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

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