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Adding a warning to Working Drafts pointing to Editor's Drafts

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 09:41:23 -0700
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <B759B0AA-847F-4C99-85D0-119DD4498C47@apple.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Oct 28, 2010, at 9:30 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:19:43 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>> On Thu, 28 Oct 2010, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>> 
>>> Anyway, now that it has been brought up - what do you think of the
>>> warning box in the recently published Navigation Timing Working Draft:
>>> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-navigation-timing-20101026/>?
>> 
>> I think it needs to be significantly more prominent; in particular, I
>> think it should be visible at all times. Most people don't see the status
>> section, especially if they just followed a link deep into the multipage
>> version.
> 
> Yeah, can't believe how many times our engineers get tripped up by this. Pretty clear that the age of bookmarks is over and people just search and follow the first hit -- which often is the wrong one in case of standards, but that is not made clear.
> 

Let's continue discussion of the details in the warning in a separate subthread (changed topic).

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 28 October 2010 16:41:57 UTC

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