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Re: [CSSWG] Missing obsoletion notices on /TR

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2012 09:00:10 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDC_fM4ybua1PG+dOoJQZpJwcW+OTkgjH0gaMm1RUuoPCQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 7:47 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr> wrote:
> Some editor’s drafts like css3-content [1] have a big red "Obsoletion
> Notice" explaining that the module is not maintained and should not be used
> for implementation.
>
> However the working draft on /TR [2] has no such indication. Apart from the
> date in 2003, it has nothing suggesting that it is any less current that
> another WD like css3-transforms.
>
> This information is also available in the notes of the current-work page
> [3], but it really should be in the WDs themselves too (and preferably very
> visible, like ind the EDs). Last year I started using css3-box myself for
> implementing WeasyPrint before I was told on this list that I really
> shouldn’t.
>
> [1] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-content/
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-content/
> [3] http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/current-work

I tried to get new WDs published of all our obsolete drafts, but there
was some pushback, and I didn't try very hard.  I'd be happy to pick
up the effort again.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 5 October 2012 16:00:57 GMT

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