[uf-discuss] URIs vs URLs (reference)

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 25 12:21:12 PDT 2005

On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, David Janes -- BlogMatrix wrote:
> > In W3C terminology, the term "URL" is officially obsolete.
> Do you have a reference for that. I've been using URI preferentially 
> since "I thought I heard that somewhere" but it'd be nice to sort that 
> out.

First hit for "uri url" on Google is:


...which is a list of links. The first link on that page containing both 
the term URI and the term URL is:


...which is what I was referring to.

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