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Completion of AI-20021028-1

From: Peter Fawcett <pfawcett@real.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 14:48:49 -0800
Message-Id: <a05111b02ba44f96f3ea7@[172.23.106.41]>
To: www-qa-wg@w3.org

Dom,

Here is a stab at a general definition of deprecated for the 
definitions section of SpecGL.


Deprecated:
An existing feature that has become outdated by a newer construct or 
is no longer viable. Deprecated features should not be used and may 
be removed in some future version.



The existing definition that exists with in the document is where is 
should be in Guideline 7.

So far no spec has explicitly removed any features but a few (html4.0 
and xhtml2.0 for example) threaten to do so at some point in the 
future.  If we feel we need to define removed to (specs seem to use 
removed over withdrawn, at least in the examples I found) it would be 
something like:


Removed:
A feature that has been previously deprecated and is now explicitly 
no longer supported.

Peter
Received on Friday, 10 January 2003 17:48:50 GMT

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