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Re: Deprecated language tags and document conformance

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 22:55:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0808122254190.5136@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 12 Aug 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> > 
> > My intent is to defer to the relevant standards and let them decide 
> > what's valid or not. I don't think we should micromanage this, since 
> > it changes so much. (Right now HTML5 refers to RFC3066, but I'll 
> > update the reference appropriately to the moving-target reference 
> > rather than a specific RFC before we're done.)
> 
> If you want to refer to a specific version, refer to what's current now. 
> If you want to refer to "the latest and greatest", refer to BCP 47.

Right, that's what I meant by the moving-target reference. A bunch of 
people have already suggested this:

   http://www.whatwg.org/issues/#references

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