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Re: ACTION-687: Please help me remember what this one is about

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:24:43 +0200
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, Ian Jacobs <ij@W3.org>
Message-Id: <6A42F38B-D216-4737-A9E5-593015D5BFA4@berjon.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
On Apr 26, 2012, at 07:51 , Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2012-04-25 22:56, Robin Berjon wrote:
>>> Further more>if<  the reference is to an IETF document for which the link will go 404 after the document expires, then I don't think that would be particularly defensible in a REC (not sure that's the case here, but links from a rec should be to documents that will, with high probability, remain accessible far into the future, IMO.)
>> 
>> If IETF does indeed mint uncool URIs it's certainly a problem, but I would expect that problem to be taken to the IETF. As things stand though, the draft has expired but the link still works.
>> ...
> 
> The spec uses a URI on tools.ietf.org, which is *not* the official IETF URI for an internet draft.

That's clearly a spec bug :) I'd recommend editing in place (but that's not a TAG decision to make).

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