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Re: End-of-lifing dead documents in /TR/

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 13:40:35 -0800
Message-ID: <4EC42DD3.5060306@inkedblade.net>
To: public-w3process@w3.org
On 11/16/2011 01:37 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:
>
> Le 16 nov. 2011 à 15:33, fantasai a écrit :
>> I'd also say that relying on JavaScript for important information
>> is probably not the best idea ever. If it's important, it should
>> be in the document's content.
>
> Same issue if we were going to use CSS.

Agreed.

> I see only two accessible ways of doing it.
>
> 1. Changing the content of the document itself
> 2. Applying an HTTP redirection on a URI request to a specific page explaining the status for this URI (to avoid touching what is "printed" in TR/ space)

If the Status of the document has changed, then the Status section
should be updated. Likewise the text at the top that says "Working Draft"
could be changed to "Abandoned/Unmaintained Draft".

If this requires republishing, so be it.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 21:41:13 UTC

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