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Re: CfC: Adopt ISSUE-101 us-ascii-ref Change Proposal to replace ASCII reference

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 09:36:52 +0300
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <68E72CDB-6D2C-4BF3-9398-C9DFA7F54C47@iki.fi>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
On Jun 15, 2010, at 21:31, Sam Ruby wrote:

> On 06/15/2010 02:13 PM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> 
>> Here's a counter-Change Proposal:
>> 
>> Rationale
>> 
>> To put spec readers ahead of theoretical purity, spec references
>> should be followable in a browser without paywalls when feasible. In
>> the case of ASCII, it is feasible.
>> 
>> Details
>> 
>> The reference for ASCII must not be to a document that cannot be
>> obtained as plain text, HTML or PDF free of charge without a wrapper
>> format (such as zip) by issuing an HTTP GET request. The reference
>> should be to any resource, at the editor's discretion, that describes
>> ASCII and that can be obtained as plain text, HTML or PDF free of
>> charge without a wrapper format (such as zip) by issuing an HTTP GET
>> request.
> 
> The above does not meet the criteria for a change proposal. Specifically[1]:
> 
> Proposal Details: This may take one of the following four forms:
[...]
> * With prior permission from the chairs, a high-level prose
>   description of the changes to be made.

I request permission to submit the above as 'high-level prose'.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Wednesday, 16 June 2010 06:37:27 UTC

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