4.3.13 URI

Basic Definition | Formal Definition | Description| Example

Basic Definition

Value Name
This value type is used to identify values that contain a uniform resource identifier (URI) type of reference to the property value.

Formal Definition

The data type is defined by the following

  uri        = <As defined by any IETF RFC>


This data type might be used to reference binary information, for values that are large, or otherwise undesirable to include directly in the iCalendar object.

The URI value formats in RFC 1738, RFC 2111 and any other IETF registered value format can be specified.

Any IANA registered URI format can be used. These include, but are not limited to, those defined in RFC 1738 and RFC 2111.

When a property parameter value is a URI value type, the URI MUST be specified as a quoted-string value.

No additional content value encoding (i.e., BACKSLASH character encoding) is defined for this value type.


The following is a URI for a network file: