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Re: Questions about dc:creator and dc:rights

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 15:02:11 +0200
Message-ID: <453CBD53.6010207@w3.org>
To: Shane Anderson <shane@cpd2.usu.edu>
Cc: public-wai-ert-tsdtf@w3.org

Hi,

Shane Anderson wrote:
> In dc:rights the W3C links where relative (e.g.
> Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#Copyright). I changed them to include "
> http://w3.org/".

Sorry, my fault. Thanks for correcting it...


> I noticed that when I tested the url's, for example
> 
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/ipr-notice#Copyright
> 
> I was redirected to a different address, for example
> 
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/ipr-notice-20021231#Copyright
> 
> I wondered if I should update the link to the destination I was redirected
> to. I did not do this because I assumed that the final destination 
> reflected
> an updated version of the document and that the more simple url will always
> redirect to that most recent version. Is this assumption correct?

No, in this case the redirection is intentional. The idea is that the 
URI does not need to be changed when there is a new version of the IPR 
notice. The users are automatically redirected to the currently 
applicable license.

Regards,
   Shadi


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