[whatwg] [wf2] type="url"

J. King mtknight at dark-phantasy.com
Mon Mar 21 06:49:31 PST 2005

On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 20:28:41 -0500, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> After thinking about it. Having |type="url"| instead of |type="uri"| or
>> |type="iri"| might not be so bad.
> type="url" will get me lynched by standards purists.
> type="iri" will get me lynched by confused authors.
> type="uri" is a compromise.

Personally I'd elect for "url".  Even though I prefer the term URI (and  
really dislike the term IRI), "url" is what CSS uses, and there's a lot to  
be said for consistency when authoring documents.

J. King

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