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Re: w3process-ISSUE-124 (WHATWG-blacklist): Normative Reference policy should explicitly black list WHATWG specs [Normative Reference Policy]

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:25:56 +0200
Message-ID: <54337964.3040307@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: public-w3process@w3.org
CC: "ian@hixie.ch >> Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
On 06/10/2014 23:57, Ian Hickson wrote:

> I disagree that that is a priori important. The purpose of the snapshot is
> just to provide a reference for patent lawyers in cases regarding patent
> infringement, and government officials in contracts whose precise details
> are ignored (as discussed in my last e-mail). In neither case is the
> history of the document important.

Ian, did you read my message here about a third important case?
I entirely agree with Dave Singer; snapshots should contain links.

What is this leitmotiv about lawyers and governments, as if they
were useless and mentioning them was immediately pejorative?

> Other than the title, for the URL spec, it is done:
>    https://whatwg.org/specs/url/2014-07-30/

Ian, please do change the title. Please. It is just insulting hundreds
of thousands of people. It you don't care about what image is attached
to your actions, please care about Web Standards. And please add a link
to the most recent version as Dave asked. This is a perfectly valid

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