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Re: How to link W3C Technical Reports

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 04:17:37 +0100
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: www-qa@w3.org
Message-ID: <bks9u25uu464l0vdnuf3e17j6u82v5nsm9@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Karl Dubost wrote:
>The link will never break if the link is made to the dated version,  
>but might be outdated if a future version is released. The way we do  
>now is a double link for global references (which doesn't solve your  
>issue but might lead us to a best practice.)
>
>Example:
>
>     XML10
>     Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Third
>     Edition), E. Maler, J. Paoli, F. Yergeau, T. Bray, C. M.
>     Sperberg-McQueen, Editors, W3C Recommendation, 4 February
>     2004,
>     http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-xml-20040204/ .
>     Latest version available at http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/
>     .

But what does it mean for "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/" to be the
latest version of "http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-xml-20040204/"? Is
a XML 2.0 Working Draft the "Latest version" of the XML 1.0 REC? It
might sound silly, but see <http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-events/>.
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