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Re: Older recommendations to have links to newer versions, e.g. https://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/tables.html

From: Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2017 17:20:48 +0400
To: Ed Avis <eda@waniasset.com>, "site-comments@w3.org" <site-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9f0357d5-0f21-1d14-08cd-716ef2aec157@w3.org>


On 03/06/2017 05:11 PM, Ed Avis wrote:
> Thanks for your reply.  My concern is not only about search engine optimization.
> It is also about existing links and bookmarks to what was the current version of the standard at the time, but has since been superseded.
> In this case, it would be useful to add a note indicating that current recommended practice has moved on to a newer version.

Yes, I totally agree with you and that's one of the item we
are discussing at the moment but we have thousands of documents that
need to be reviewed and identified as obsoletes or still valid. We
will then add a note to these documents to point to the latest version
of the spec.

Denis
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