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Re: Biblio references and authors Re: RfC: LCWD of Web Socket API; comment deadline October 21

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:58:27 +0200
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Marcos Caceres" <w3c@marcosc.com>
Message-ID: <op.v2l5vpal64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:37:24 +0200, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com> wrote:
> Might be good if we stop including the name of authors in the references  
> (because they do tend to change quite a bit over time). The reference  
> document is hyperlinked, so what is the use case for including the  
> author in a reference? I only see (very limited) value in stating if  
> something is a work in progress, and the name of the organization that  
> produced the document.

Probably more value in the author than the organization or whether it is  
finished or not, indeed. But I would be fine with just a title and URL.  
Updating references is a pain. The reminder emails are even worse.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 30 September 2011 08:58:57 UTC

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