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Reissuing 'Character Set' Note? Re: Better internationalization of validator

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 08:58:08 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20010524085519.03d60a40@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: connolly@w3.org, Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Cc: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>, W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
At 05:00 01/05/22 +0200, Terje Bless wrote:
>On 22.05.01 at 10:27, Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org> wrote:

[discussing http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/html-spec/charset-harmful]

> >>That Draft expired in 1995...
> >
> >It's still a W3C note (actually it's the earliest one),
> >linked from http://www.w3.org/TR. Anyway, what it says
> >didn't expire, it's still valid.
>
>But it's bad form to cite Internet-Drafts as anything but a "Work in
>Progress" and it's bad form to cite an expired draft at all. :-)
>
>I'd suggest you reissue it as a W3C Note only and remove the Expiration
>date (and fix the formatting to match W3C style guide) if it's not intended
>to expire.

Dan, do you want to do that? Do you think it's necessary?
I certainly think that your Note is still very valuable.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Wednesday, 23 May 2001 21:14:50 GMT

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