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Re: ISO/IEC refs to HTML4

From: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 00:40:02 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
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On Tue, 18 Jan 2000 14:17:10 -0800, Murray Altheim <altheim@eng.sun.com>

>Jan Roland Eriksson wrote:

>> My question is; is it correct of the W3 server to redirect...

>You ought not get me started on this one. Just as the W3C posts their
>philosophical rant "Cool URIs don't change" they pull this number, which
>runs completely counter to it. Very confusing for everyone, and in my 
>opinion just plain wrongheaded.

There's been a bit of URI shuffling in several places at W3 lately, it
created a bit of extra work for me at the css.nu site, and I'm just
about to link check the entries I have in the CSS FAQ, I may have to fix
something there too.

>If TimBL is correct and names and addresses are the same thing,
>then a URI should be the equivalent of a name. Obviously, they
>are making the case against their own argument.

It would have been nice if things stayed stable of course.
Especially on a server that is vital to many.

Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Received on Tuesday, 18 January 2000 18:35:38 UTC

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