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Re: minor copy edits needed in HTML 5 draft (control over /TR/html5/ )

From: Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 16:14:46 -0600 (MDT)
Message-Id: <200706182214.l5IMEkw5005947@chilled.skew.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Mike Brown <mike@skew.org>, public-html@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jun 2007, Dan Connolly wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-06-17 at 19:28 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > > On Sun, 17 Jun 2007, Mike Brown wrote:
> > [...]
> > > > 4. Make the Latest Version link at the top of the document, 
> > > > http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/, redirect to 
> > > > http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/html5/spec/Overview.html or whatever, 
> > > > rather than being 404 / Not Found.
> > > 
> > > This is sadly out of my control.
> > 
> > Well, not entirely. You have a significant amount of input into what 
> > this WG publishes, and this WG could publish a Working Draft at 
> > /TR/html5/ .
> 
> Oh I'd be happy to publish a snapshot to http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/, but 
> that wasn't what was being requested. The request was for a redirect, 
> which I believe is against W3C policy.

Actually the request is for the spec's own hyperlink to the latest version not 
produce an HTTP 404 response, and actually return the latest version of the 
spec. How that is accomplished is up to you :)

Mike
Received on Monday, 18 June 2007 22:15:03 UTC

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