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Re: "until removed from this document..."

From: Philippe Le Hégaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2019 07:59:41 -0400
To: kcoyle@kcoyle.net, "public-dxwg-wg@w3.org" <public-dxwg-wg@w3.org>
Cc: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Message-ID: <511c9c61-34e0-cd51-bc72-8d8c259c8106@w3.org>


On 10/7/2019 5:28 PM, Karen Coyle wrote:
> At line 229 of the Conneg document there is this statement:
> 
> "<div class="note">
>        The standardization of the content-negotiation HTTP headers is the
> purview of the IETF. A first proposal
>        for an <a
> href="https://profilenegotiation.github.io/I-D-Profile-Negotiation/I-D-Profile-Negotiation">Internet
> Draft
>        for Indicating and Negotiating Profiles in HTTP</a> [[PROF-IETF]]
> is available but has not yet been submitted to the IETF. The
>        current version of the IETF draft (-00) is expected to be
> completely re-written in parallel work with this document and should
>        be seen as a work-in-progress until this paragraph is removed from
> this document.
>      </div>"
> 
> My understanding is that once a document is published as a
> Recommendation it cannot be modified, other than through a newly
> chartered process. If that is the case, then there would not be a chance
> to remove this note from the document if the IETF document is finalized
> after Conneg is published.
> 
> DaveR and PlH - is my assumption here true? If so, then we need to
> remove this statement before Conneg is advanced to CR.

If the statement is substantive, then this is correct.
See
   https://www.w3.org/2019/Process-20190301/#revised-rec

Philippe
Received on Tuesday, 8 October 2019 11:59:45 UTC

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