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Re: CSS1 is obsolete

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 18:36:32 +0100
Message-ID: <71233171.20030227183632@w3.org>
To: www-style@w3.org, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>

On Thursday, February 27, 2003, 2:41:23 PM, Ian wrote:


IH> On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Etan Wexler wrote:
>>
>> If this is the case, the W3C should advertise CSS1 as
>> deprecated, obsolete, or historical. What is the best manner and
>> forum to agitate for such a move?

IH> Is HTML 3.2 "deprecated, obsslete, or historical"?

No, but it should be and I would like to see demoted from a
Recommendation. Historical, obselete, or harmful seem appropriate
labels.

IH> I don't see any obvious statement saying that anywhere. Maybe the
IH> W3C should follow the IETF lead in marking old specifications as
IH> HISTORICAL or OBSOLETED, but that is not up to the CSSWG as far as
IH> I know.

Actually it is, in the same sense that making things be Recs is the
responsibility of the WG - to inform the director and present
evidence.


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