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Re: Publishing XML spec with errata included

From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <reagle@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 11:25:29 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20010112112442.02b045f0@rpcp.mit.edu>
To: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: xml-editor@w3.org, Sharon Nash <snash@idgbooks.com>
Hi Elliotte, you must publish the document as is without incorporation of 
errata.

At 09:18 1/12/2001 -0800, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
>I am planning to include the complete text of the second edition of the
>XML 1.0 specification in the second edition of my book, the XML Bible.
>which is allowed by the document use policy and your copyright FAQ.
>
>There are a few errata to this spec. It would seem to me to be
>worthwhile to make the changes to the spec indicated by the errata.
>However, this does not seem to be allowed by your current policy. If
>possible I'd like to get permission to do so, or at least request that
>this common use-case be addressed in the copyright FAQ. i.e. "Is it
>permissible to publish a version of a W3C specification in which the
>officially approved errata have been incorporated, prior to the W3C
>publishing such an edition?"
>
>However, without specific approval, I am just going to go ahead and
>publish the spec as written, and then add the errata as a spearate
>document as they are written. which does seem to be allowed by the
>current guidelines.
>
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Joseph Reagle Jr.
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