Very little can be said that is not already obvious to many developers (certainly to web-developers), or covered by , but a presentation was created by Amine Hamed and one meeting dedicated to discuss and examine this in some detail. For non-web developers, a little bit of understanding still helps here.
This page carries just a few notes in relation to our review of this protocol/principle in the GPRO group.
URN vs URI vs URL
Just so we can gloss over the subject in the presentation, please find a few links if you are in the unlikely situation of being deeply interested .
This can get as theoretical as you want, but it's likely not important for most.
- What do URIs identify - Tim Berners Lee (very theoretical)
- URI RFC
- The Difference Between URLs and URIs - Daniel Miessler