Uniform Resource Identifier

The Uniform, Resource*, Identifier* (URI) is the cornerstone of the Web. More information is available at the W3C's Addressing web site.

Are you confused? (I don't blame you.) Dan Connolly presents URI terminology demystified -- quite a good piece, I think.

There are many different URI schemes and URI implementations.


Some of the top guns in the URI business have proposed IRIs. Leslie Daigle* has written something on the problems of internationalization.

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