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Re: Fw: CfC: Close ISSUE-177: ietf-id-wip by Amicable Resolution

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:20:51 +0900
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120126212049.GA12046@sideshowbarker>
Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, 2012-01-26 22:05 +0100:

> On 2012-01-26 21:41, Michael[tm] Smith wrote:
> >OK, but I still don't see anywhere there the phrase "don't cite this
> >without this disclaimer" you put into quotation marks.
> 
> I put it into quotes to indicate that this is what they say. Sorry for the
> confusion. You know me well enough to know that if this was an actual
> citation I would have added a URI :-)

I see.

> I think it's pretty clear that an ED or WD is not stable, but it's totally
> not clear to me that this is supposed to automatically extend to whatever it
> cites.

In what way does that distinction actually matter to implementors of the spec?

> PS: I'd like to remind everybody that we wouldn't have this discussion if
> the author had done a three-line edit a few months ago.

Really? I can imagine that some people might see it as more a case of, we
wouldn't be having that this discussion if there hadn't been a spec bug
raised about it that the editor was obligated to spend time responding to
and resolving.

  --Mike

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