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The URI is the Thing (TUITT)

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Paul Downey – also known as @psd – has done another one of his pen & ink masterpieces conveying the importance of the URI.

I’ll admit to my shame, than it wan’t until I started reading some of Paul’s stuff on Web APIs that I even realised what URIs were.

Of course, I soon learned how to identify a Cool URI thanks to Tim Berners-Lee

This shows shows the perils of ignoring the virtues of the URI…

You can get a clean high-resolution PDF from, and see the annotated copy at Flickr

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Written by SteveEllwood

October 7, 2008 at 11:44 am

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  1. Thanks for the mention, and other kind comments on Twitter Steve, much appreciated! As a reward, I hereby grant you one Web Indulgence 🙂

    Paul Downey

    October 7, 2008 at 5:51 pm

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