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Re: Incorrect links in html40.tgz

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 07:58:47 -0400
Message-ID: <38F5B677.12CB8A3C@w3.org>
To: Markku Ekblom <mekblom@cs.Helsinki.FI>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Markku Ekblom wrote:
> 
> Hi!
> 
> I just downloaded "HTML 4.01 Specification - W3C Recommendation 24
> December 1999" as gzip'ed tar archive of HTML files from
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/.
> 
> Sadly the file was useless for local use (in a machine which is not
> connected to Internet) because there were incorrect links. I found at
> least these two:
> 
> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href=
> "http://www.w3.org/StyleSheets/TR/W3C-REC">
> 
> <p><a href="http://www.w3.org/"><img height="48" width="72" alt="W3C" src=
> "http://www.w3.org/Icons/w3c_home"></a></p>
> 
> Stylesheet and image are both with the archive but links refer files in
> your server...

This is an intentional choice and we do this for all specifications. 
However, we do intend to provide local links in the .tgz the next 
time we publish the specification.

Thank you,

 - Ian
 
> However, right after the incorrect link to the stylesheet is a correct
> one:
> 
> <link rel="STYLESHEET" href="style/default.css" type="text/css">
> 
> Link to the stylesheet seems to be wrong in every page...
> 
> --
> M.E.  -  markku.ekblom@cs.helsinki.fi

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