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Re: TR references checker

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 17:50:42 +0200
To: Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Cc: spec-prod@w3.org
Message-ID: <411dc9e1.338475792@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux wrote:
>> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc-index.xml might be useful to extend it to
>> check for RFCs. I am not sure whether there is similar machine-readable
>> data for Internet Drafts... 
>
>Dan Connolly had come up with a script that turns this HTML list in RDF:
>http://www.w3.org/2001/02pd/rfcIndexGrok.pl

Well, the script actually turns the text/plain index file into RDF and
the document I referred to is XML not HTML... :-)

>> It might be better UI-wise to state "newer version available" rather
>> than "potential outdated ref".
>
>Hmm... In fact, due to the way the checker works as of today, this
>wording would likely be more confusing;

Well, I thought of something like

  There are newer versions available for the following references:

    +-----------+-------------+
    | Reference | New version |
    ...

That should not really confuse anyone...
Received on Wednesday, 28 July 2004 11:53:53 UTC

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