In this post, the author tries to clear up some confusion between the terms URI and URL. Includes links to other posts as well as historical documents that provide insight into how the use of the term "resource" has evolved within the Web community.
URL: https://www.openlinksw.com/dataspace/doc/[email protected]/weblog/[email protected]%27s%20BLOG%20%5B127%5D/1567
Keywords: HTTP URIs
Author: Idehen, Kingsley
Date created: 2010-03-28 04:00:00.000
Time required: P10M
- Knows that Uniform Resource Identifiers, or URIs (1994), include Uniform Resource Locators (URLs, which locate web pages) as well as location-independent identifiers for physical, conceptual, or web r
- Understands that a "real-world" thing may need to be named with a URI distinct from the URI for information about that thing.