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Re: [XHR] Some comments on "charset" in the Content-Type header

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 15:46:43 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10670809190746w2b6d61d4n11a61508b33118ae@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 3:37 PM, Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
>
> Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, 2008-09-19 09:35 -0400:
>
>>  Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> >   http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/#send
>>
>>  Oh, right.  I keep forgetting that the spec actually on the main W3C site
>>  has no bearing on reality...  Is there a good reason it's there at all?  :(
>
> It's intended in part to be a way to keep all our law-abiding
> citizen readers in the general public informed about what progress
> if any the group is making on the spec. Those of us who are
> actually members of the Mongols, Boozefighters, Bandidos, or other
> MCs should always follow the editor's draft instead.
>

This does bring up the wider issue of the importance of Editor's
drafts. I think more emphasis should be put on the standard W3C
template for WDs to point to an editor's draft (if one is publicaly
available). Most specs get grossly outdated within a few days of
publication on the TR page.
-- 
Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
Received on Friday, 19 September 2008 14:47:24 GMT

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