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Re: Obsolescence notices on old specifications, again

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 20:26:47 +0000 (UTC)
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
cc: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1201242024570.2081@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 24 Jan 2012, Glenn Adams wrote:
> Ian, I agree with the sentiment of your response ("take DOM4 right now and
> publish it as a REC"). And, were it not for the W3C Process Document, we
> might do just that. However, for the time being, we need to work within the
> process document.

Actually, no, we don't. We're sentient beings, our adherence to 
bureaucratic protocols is entirely voluntary.

But that's besides the point, which was just that we should make it clear 
to readers of drafts that are out of date that those drafts are no longer 
the most useful documents available.

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