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Re: [CSS2] Spec Typo

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2004 14:21:53 +0000 (UTC)
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0405051420050.10036@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 5 May 2004, David Dorward wrote:
> Why is it that the primary document doesn't get updated when these
> errors are found?

Because publishing a new version of a specification involves a LOT more
process than updating the errata.

In any case, we did update the primary document in this case. It just took
a few years...

> it would make it much easier to read the specification (as it would
> eliminate the need to check the errata for what is now a rather large
> number of corrections).

In the case of CSS2, all the errata were folded into the CSS2.1 spec.

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