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Re: NEW ISSUE: classifying and updating informative references

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2007 16:29:56 +0200
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <aapl535kaaf29nhuk9c419gmhl634na4ap@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Julian Reschke wrote:
>     RFC1630 (URI Syntax) -- there'll be a normative reference to a newer spec.
>     RFC1738 (URL) -- there'll be a normative reference to a newer spec.
>     RFC1808 (Relative Uniform Resource Locators).

It is unclear to me that these should be referenced at all.

>     RFC1950 (ZLIB).
>     RFC1951 (DEFLATE).
>     RFC1952 (GZIP).

Understanding these documents is required in order to understand the
coding values defined for the coding registry established and used by
the document; why would it be appropriate to cite them as informative?
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