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Re: Obsolescence notices on old specifications, again

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 13:09:17 -0600
Message-ID: <CABirCh8_geXN=QPdd4FYhRUJG7KHi0JnO3k0_OVYScNsrVVXSQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:

> I object to adding such notice until all of the proposed replacement specs
> reach REC status.


Why?

The real world of modern spec use and authoring is no longer tightly tied
to reaching REC (or even CR or PR), and the current situation of outdated
specs with no warnings, misleadingly presented as if they represent modern
practice, repeatedly leads to both user and implementer confusion.

I don't know if this is the right thing to do for all of the listed specs,
but in general this is important to fix.

-- 
Glenn Maynard
Received on Monday, 23 January 2012 19:09:49 GMT

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