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Re: broken links in W3C documents and recommendations

From: Mark Baker <mark@coactus.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 13:33:38 -0500
Message-ID: <e9dffd640902121033q2c88cea4j1c265e27a0ce112e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress" <rden@loc.gov>, www-tag@w3.org

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 12:38 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:
>> ...
>> I'm sympathetic to the notion that citations to IDs should be as "work in
>> progress".  I must say I don't find this an even slightly compelling excuse
>> as to why the content should disappear when the draft becomes obsolete.  As
>> a member of the community who has been repeatedly frustrated ...
> I probably should have mentioned that I also think removing the content is
> the right thing.
> Thomas R. already pointed out that tools.ietf.org has historic drafts as
> well, so my recommendation would be just to link there.

FYI, tools.ietf.org also provides "latest" links, e.g.;


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