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Re: Obsolescence notices on old specifications, again

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 09:32:30 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJQvAueA5BQ+gVjeY9HHD4h+CYbsoWdy5db+GksM=6FeJnjqhg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com> wrote:
> I propose that we add a pointer to the contemporary specification to the
> following specifications:
>
> * DOM 2 Core (DOM4)
> * DOM 2 Views (HTML)
> * DOM 2 Events (D3E)
> * DOM 2 Style (CSSOM)
> * DOM 2 Traversal and Range (DOM4)
> * DOM 2 HTML (HTML)
> * DOM 3 Core (DOM4)
>
> and a recommendation against implementing the following specifications:
>
> * DOM 3 Load and Save
> * DOM 3 Validation
>
> Hearing no objections, I'll try to move this forward.

I support adding such notices to the above-mentioned specs.

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 10:38 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> I work in an industry where devices are certified against final
> specifications, some of which are mandated by laws and regulations. The
> current DOM-2 specs are still relevant with respect to these certification
> processes and regulations.

I think proliferating obsolete stuff is harmful.

Which laws or regulations require compliance with some of the
above-mentioned specs? Have bugs been filed on those laws and
regulations?

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 07:33:11 GMT

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