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Re: First Draft of W3C version of URL Spec

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:37:00 +0000 (UTC)
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
cc: Daniel Appelquist <appelquist@gmail.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>, Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
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On Thu, 28 Aug 2014, Glenn Adams wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > On Wed, 27 Aug 2014, Daniel Appelquist wrote:
> > >
> > > As you might know, the new charter for webapps includes a new 
> > > version of the URL spec. I am acting as editor of this spec.
> >
> > What's the purpose of the W3C republishing this spec?
> 
> quite obviously, to have a reference to a stable document that follows 
> the W3C REC process, while WhatWG documents satisfy neither condition

Actually, the WHATWG URL standard does have a "stable" snapshot:

   http://www.whatwg.org/specs/url/2014-07-30/

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