[PYTHON DOC-SIG] Structured documentation syntax
Fred L. Drake
Thu, 12 Sep 1996 09:18:20 -0400 (EDT)
> The "URL:" is pretty much superfluous these days, but there are other
> address-like things presumably waiting in the wings like URIs (Uniform
> Resourse Identifiers, I believe) that are supposed to give a measure of
> location indepence to information.
URIs include both URLs and URNs. URNs are Uniform Resource Names,
and are location independent. Some systems support format
independence as well. Check out <URL:http://www.handle.net/>; there
are some interesting links at the bottom of the page.
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
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