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Date verification in HTML pages

From: Vignesh Mathivanan <VMathivanan@rocktenn.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 04:01:21 +0000
Message-ID: <37A3412885D5FB4C9BE84CCCE204400C068C1771@NT110109.rocktenn.com>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Hello,
 
I have a question that has been in my mind for a while now. As a novice
web developer, I frequently rely on the web to provide me with technical
help/guide on various topics to help build web applications. During
these occasions I find it increasingly difficult to verify the date of
last modification of the web document returned by Google search. This is
very important as the end user needs a way to ensure that those web
pages providing content on issues that change over time are up to date.
 
Is there a credible way of verifying this date or if not could it be
enforced by the consortium in future HTML versions?
 
Thank you,
 
Regards,
VIGNESH


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