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Re: please add "work in progress" as appropriate to references

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2009 17:02:50 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0912091701540.16061@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 9 Dec 2009, Dan Connolly wrote:
>
> I in the references section
> (http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/references.html#references ) I see:
> 
> [COOKIES]
>    HTTP State Management Mechanism, A. Barth. IETF, August 2009.
> 
> When I follow that link, I see:
> 
>  It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference
>   material or to cite them other than as "work in progress."
> 
> So please add "work in progress" to the [COOKIES] citation and all other
> Internet Drafts
> and W3C WDs. I don't know if it's critical for CRs... well, yes, I see
> "It is inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in progress."
> in http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS/
> 
> So please add it to CRs too.

This seems like busy-work, since the spec itself is in the same state, and 
likely won't advanced further until all these dependencies are more stable.

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