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Re: URI vs. URI reference for system identifiers

Bjoern Hoehrmann scripsit:

> As per RFC 2396, the difference between an URI and an URI reference is,
> that the URI reference allows an additional fragment identifier attached
> to the URI. 

A URI reference may also be relative to the current base, whereas a URI
is always absolute.  The intent here is to permit both relative and absolute
forms, but not fragment identifiers.

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
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	--Douglas Hofstadter