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Re: Developing errata for 4.0

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 1998 08:21:20 -0400
Message-ID: <3614C540.7A2B0642@w3.org>
To: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
CC: "Shane P. McCarron" <shane@themacs.com>, www-html-editor@w3.org, dsr@w3.org
Steven Pemberton wrote:
> 
>  > I guess the first issue here for me is: Does the new HTML WG
>  > wish to assume the persistent activities of the former WG, including
>  > errata management and translation requests/offers? If so,
> 
> I have always taken the position that we would do that, since HTML 4
> is our starting point, and everything that changes in 4 has an effect
> on 5; therefore it seems better that we be involved in the process,
> and therefore that we do it.
> 
> On the other hand I didn't realise you rereleased 4.0. I thought that
> the 4.0 report was cast in stone, and that errata and interpretations
> were released as separate documents (that's what we're doing for CSS
> isn't it?).

We rereleased the spec with no technical changes, just minor
corrections (there were a bundle of them). The rerelease date
is shown on the TR page [1].

We'll probably do the same for CSS when there are too many
errata for us to be comfortable.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR

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